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Paddle Canada Intermediate Big Canoe Leader Course

  • 02 Mar 2024
  • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • VCKC Clubhouse
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  • Club members and guests - please pay immediately to secure your place on the course
  • For members who have previously taken this course at VCKC. Members paying for the course will have priority.


Paddle Canada Intermediate Big Canoe Leader Course

This course is $50. Please register online now to secure your spot.

This one-day course covers basic and intermediate Big Canoe stern, bow, and leadership skills as per Paddle Canada's criteria. 

More information on the curriculum:


Participants must have:

  • Experience in a Big Canoe, either in a brigade or having completed at least one Paddle for the Kids season. 
  • Successful completion of  RCABC or Paddle Canada Basic Canoeing tandem skills/courses.
Participants will also be encouraged to gain experience during the shoulder seasons and winter gaining practice as part of their leadership development.

This is a leadership course. Participants will be vetted by the instructors before course commencement for suitability as per course requirements. There may be space for newer candidates to take part in the course by helping power the Big Canoes.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact the VCKC Big Canoe Director - bigcanoe@vckc.ca 

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