This course is designed to give you the skills, knowledge and judgement to instruct beyond basic kayaking skills to people of all ages. Teaching strategies, detection and correction, coaching, evaluation and group management skills are all part of this fun and informative course. You will come away with stronger teaching ability and refined, demo-quality strokes and braces. Throughout, there will be an emphasis on practical risk management.


July 9-12, 2019 (4 days)

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Course Notes

Accommodations:  Paddle Canada course participants are welcome to camp on site at White Squall for the times you are based here. Please let us know if you’re intending to stay here.


  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Paddle Canada Sea Kayaking Level-2 Skills certification.
  • Paddling Experience: 30 days in level-1 conditions (including overnights).
  • Current Standard First Aid / CPR (14 hours) or Wilderness First Aid (16 hours).
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Customer Comments

White Squall is my yardstick for great kayak paddling adventures – and their stores are awesome too. All staff from owners, sales and guides are competent and just plain nice.
– Past Trip Participant
The trips are fantastic with experienced guides, superlative equipment, terrific food and endless fun.
– Past Trip Participant
I had a wonderful trip paddling on Georgian Bay. The scenery is exquisite. Guides were attentive, professional and respectful. I was most impressed with the quality, quantity, and variety of food.
– Past Trip Participant
An excellent way to truly experience the beautiful waters of Georgian Bay; especially, for those wondering about kayak/camping. Highly recommended.
– Past Trip Participant
We were treated like royalty with attention to safety and adventure and everyone had a blast.
– Past Trip Participant
A wonderful paddling, camping experience with White Squall. The guides were exceptional in their attention and care of all patrons.
– Past Trip Participant
Group photo of women in sea kayaks.

Course Location

White Squall Paddling Center

We will meet at White Squall Paddling Centre. Paddling locations may vary and you will be informed by course instructors.

We will meet at White Squall Paddling Centre. Paddling locations may vary and you will be informed by course instructors.
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