Dates: Oct. 13 eve. – Oct. 19 2010
Location: White Squall Paddling Centre, Snug Haven Resort & Georgian Bay
Cost: $800. + HST - includes registration in Georgian Bay Storm Gathering
Course Information: www.whitesquall.com
The 2010 Ontario Paddle Canada Level 2 Sea Kayak Instructor Course is being held in conjunction with the Georgian Bay Storm Gathering at Snug Haven Resort west of Parry Sound. The Storm Gathering brings together some of Ontario’s top instructors as well as a committed group of participants – with a comprehensive offering of on and off-water presentations. Instructor course candidates will have full access to all of this – and be provided structured opportunities for teaching intermediate paddlers in challenging conditions The course will begin before the Storm Gathering at White Squall Paddling Centre and will end with a multi-day outer island teaching practicum. Prospective candidates will have strong Level 3 skills and Level 1 Instructor certification.
The course is a joint effort of Horizons, Harbourfront Canoe & Kayak Centre, White Squall Paddling Centre and paddlinginstructor.com. Course Director is Rick Wise – Level 3 Instructor Trainer with Paddle Canada and owner of Horizons, a leading sea kayak training centre on northern Georgian Bay.
Tim Dyer Level 3 Instructor Trainer – White Squall Paddling Centre, Nobel, On
Erik Ogaard Level 2 Instructor Trainer - Head Instructor Harbourfront Canoe & Kayak Centre Toronto, On
Gary Doran Level 2 Instructor Trainer - Head Sea Kayak Instructor, Ocean River Sports – Victoria, BC
Storm Gathering georgianbaystormgathering.com
Horizons Adventures horizonsadventures.ca
Harbourfront Canoe & Kayak Centre paddletoronto.com
White Squall Paddling Centre whitesquall.com
Paddling Instructor http://paddlinginstructor.com
Paddle Canada paddlingcanada.com
Just Announced: Paddle Canada Level 2 Instructor CourseTuesday, 27 April 2010
If you are a Paddle Canada Level 1 Instructor and thinking about moving up the certification ladder, you might be interested to know that White Squall Paddling Centre is going to be running a Level 2 Instructor Course this October. It is being held in conjunction with the Georgian Bay Storm Gathering so it’s more than just the course.
As far as I know, it’s the only one registered in Canada for 2010 so get yourself registered while there is space.
Here are all the details:
David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.