Intro to Canoe Tripping

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Description

Canoe ClinicsThese three days are set up to help you know better how to plan, organize and go on your own canoe trip. Our plan is to set up a base camp on French Lake and do our instruction there. We will work on skills and techniques. Canoe trip scenarios will get you involved in the learning process. It will be great fun and educational.

Pre-requisite Skills

Since this is only a short school it is important to came with the required skills in order to allow the school to run smoothly. These are the prerequisites:

You are a good swimmer and are not afraid of water; you have your Paddle Canada Lake Canoe Intermediate Skills or equivalent and you are in fairly good physical condition.

 

 

 

 

Testing Terms

This course is designed to teach you what you need to know to successfully and comfortably go on your own canoe trip.

Included in the course are: paddling techniques, map and compass, campsite selection, menu planning, fires and stoves, packing, knots and lashing, portaging, judgement skills, trip planning and preparation, teaching techniques, emergency preparation and techniques.

Safety: retrieving a swamped canoe, canoe over canoe rescue, self rescues, throw bag rescue, safety planning and preparation, trip logs, group management, equipment.

Theory: canoe heritage, canoe design & construction, route selection, equipment and clothing, canoe tripping.

Cost

$575.00

Dates

July 26-28, 2019

If you have a group who is interested in different dates, please contact us. We can arrange a custom course for you.

 

Churchill River Canoe Outfitters - Box 1110 - La Ronge - SK - Canada - S0J 1L0

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