Level 4: Whitewater Kayaking Instructor Certification Workshop (IDW/ICE) - ACA

Upcoming Events

06.01.23 – 07.14.23

Level 4: Whitewater Kayaking Instructor Certification Workshop (IDW/ICE)

Poolesville, MD, USA

This is a five day course for people who want to become American Canoe Association Canoe Instructors. This course is hosted by The Calleva River School, and will be facilitated by L4 Tandem and Solo Canoe Instructor Trainer Jordan Taylor on the Potomac River in MD.

This course has odd dates: June 1, 7, 11, 12 + one day in July TBD

When training Instructors Jordan draws from experience training faculty at the Calleva River School (DC Area), National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), Madawaska Canoe Center (Ontario) and the North Carolina Outward Bound School, as well as classroom teaching. His focus includes attention to skills and competencies around Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, a recent focus of the ACA, and around Teaching & Learning Theory in practice. Like any boater, he also just loves paddling.

ACA Instructor Updates are designed to:

  • Refresh and add to the instructor’s teaching and paddling skills as well as update the instructor’s ACA Instructor certification.
  • Provide current information regarding the curriculum, instructional programs, policies, certification requirements, insurance guidelines, reporting, etc.
  • Serve as continuing education as well as review and verification of teaching and technical skills, group management, etc., along with providing a review of ACA administrative requirements.

Course Prerequisites:

  • All participants must acknowledge personal compliance with the ACA Essential Eligibility Criteria (EEC)
  • Be a current ACA instructor in good standing

Course fee: $750

Registration Link

Contact Information Jordan Taylor