ORKCA Canoe Tripping 2 (Trip Participant)
This is a course
for those starting out canoe camping! The course introduces wilderness canoe camping skills with emphasis on:
- canoe trip & menu planning
- campsite selection and organization
- camp routine
- nature and weather interpretation
Letting the River take you for a ride!
ORCKA Canoe Tripping 3 (Trip
This course is for
those who have been canoe tripping for some time and want to advance to the next
stage of canoe tripping where they will become trip leaders. The course
focuses on canoe trip preparation, organization, leadership and risk and crisis
Snack Time on Trip!
Canoe Tripping 2/3 Course Dates
- May 17th
- Course starts at
9:00 AM on Thursday, May 17th, 2018
- Course finishes by
5:00 PM on Monday May 21st, 2018
This course is conducted while on a canoe trip. The canoe trip will
take place in Eastern Ontario. Details will be provided upon registration.
Each participant is to provide their own tent (or share one), sleeping bag,
and personal clothing/gear. Feel free to bring any canoe tripping
equipment that you would like to use on the course – especially if you’ll
feel more comfortable with it and/or would like to take the opportunity to
add to the group’s experience.
Course Pre-requisites for
ORCKA Canoe Tripping 3 Trip Leader
We will need a copy of your Trip Log showing:
- at least 25 nights of wilderness canoe tripping experience and over
500 kilometers of canoe tripping distances
- responsibility for some of the trip organization on at least six
- at least one wilderness canoe trip of at least five days
ORCKA Canadian Style
Paddling Level 1 (Tandem)
ORCKA Moving Water 1A (Tandem) or
ORCKA River Running 1A (Tandem)
17 years of age or older at time of the course
for more information or registration.
Course Price is $715.00 plus HST per participant. Course price includes
ORCKA Canoe Tripping 2/3 instruction, applicable park fees, trip food, use
of canoes, paddles, PFDs,
and group trip equipment.
An ORCKA Canadian Style
Paddling Level 1 (Tandem) Course will be run at the start location for
the ORCKA Canoe Tripping Level 3 Trip Leader course on 16 May 2018. An
additional cost of $145.00 plus HST will be charged for this course.
Canoe Sailing on Trip!
All prices are in Canadian dollars