Advanced Communications Workshop (ACW) - ACA

Upcoming Events

09.21.24 – 09.22.24

Advanced Communications Workshop (ACW)

Maple Grove, MN, USA

Join the Three Rivers Parks Outdoor Recreation School for an immersive weekend of training to experiment and expand your paddle sport outreach and teaching skills. The Advanced Communications Workshop (ACW) focuses on methods to address the needs of individuals with speech & language impairments, hearing impairments or deafness, and visual impairments or blindness. This hands-on course is designed for (but not limited to) American Canoe Association (ACA) Certified Instructors. It provides a basic understanding of disabilities along with a toolbox of techniques for skill acquisition and risk management. Upon successful completion, current ACA Instructors will earn the ACW Endorsement. Non-Instructors interested in the course, please contact to make sure you have the appropriate pre-requisite skills. We would love to have you!

Please note: This in a blended course.
Sept 17, 2024 – MANDATORY 2 Hour Evening Zoom Session; On Site Sept. 21-22 2024.
Registration Information: Grant Armour at Three Rivers Park District:

Contact Information Grant Armour