Just Announced: Paddle Canada Level 2 Instructor Course

Tuesday, 27 April 2010
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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:


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
Registration:   White Squall  (705) 342-5324  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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.

Course Instructors:
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

Media Contacts:
Course information/Application  White Squall  (705) 342-5324   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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

David Johnston

David Johnston

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.

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