American Canoe Association
– Coastal Sea Kayak Instructor Certification
– Coastal Day Trip Leader Training & Assessment
All courses are led by nationally ranked ACA instructor-trainer, Sam Crowley.
Instructor Development Workshop (IDW)
This workshop is designed to teach you how to instruct paddle strokes, assisted rescues, self-rescue, bracing, towing, navigation, weather awareness, and high winds/waves.
Offered: June 3-4, 2017
Cost: $295.00 per person
Coastal Day Trip Leader Training
A workshop specifically to provide skills for leading outfitted and guided kayaking day trips. Participants will focus on group management, float plans, and trip planning in this training.
Offered: May 31- June 1, 2017
Cost: $150.00 per person
Instructor Certification Exam (ICE)
During the ICE, you will be tested on your knowledge and skill proficiency of paddle strokes, rescues, bracing, rolling, towing, navigation, weather awareness, and boat control in high winds/waves. Certification level is based on ICE performance.
Offered: August 14, 2017
Cost: $200.00 per person
Coastal Day Trip Leader Assessment
During this assessment, you will be tested on your knowledge and skill proficiency of group management, float plans, trip planning, wind, and weather.
Offered: August 15, 2017
Cost: $100.00 per person