Trip Leader Course – Pending

When: June 12, 2020 until June 14, 2020

Location: Southern Gulf Islandson the beach

Spend three days in the Gulf Islands developing the skills required to lead a SKABC trip for a day, a weekend or an extended period.

This course is aimed at paddlers who have some kayaking experience and feel that they would like to know more about leading and participating in SKABC trips in accordance with the club’s policy as stated on the web site.
“…we are a group of common adventurers who share the responsibility for making the trip a success. ..“

Learning objectives of this course:

  • trip preparation
  • equipment to carry as the leader
  • launch site safety review
  • emergency situation management
  • group integration to establish a cohesive team (group dynamics)
  • campsite environmental management

NOTE:  A mandatory pre-course meeting will be held to discuss logistics and review materials provided to each participant, date and location to be confirmed.

Prerequisites:  You must have performed a wet exit, re-entry and assisted rescue within the last year.   In addition you must know how to pack your kayak for camping and be comfortable paddling a loaded boat and setting up your own camp site at the end of the day.

Instructors:  Chantal Ethier, Susan Jensen & Philip Kubik
Coordinator:  Kirsten Hathaway

Fee: $50                                    Limit: 8 participants – 6 spots remaining

Refund policy:
> Cancellation within 30 calendar days or more = half the course fee refund,
> Cancellation within 29 calendar days or less = no refund.

Please contact the Instructors to reserve your place in this course. As soon as your spot has been reserved, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions to make your payment and complete the registration.

SKABC philosophy….. “Our trips are a great way to learn from each other, make new friends, develop your skills, and discover new destinations.
The SKABC approach is that we are a group of common adventurers who share the responsibility for making the trip a success. “


Daniel Del Vecchio
Kirsten Hathaway

3 Responses to Trip Leader Course – Pending

  1. Susan Huumo says:

    Hello…I know everything was put on hold right about the time we were applying for this trip but I have never heard back and do not see my name on the list. As this trip is still pending I am just wondering if I am potentially going….fingers crossed…Susan

  2. Kevin Amos says:

    Susan you can click on the instructors link in the registration section to get all 3 email addresses.

  3. Susan Huumo says:

    Hello…I am interested in this trip leader course…could someone post one of the instructors email addresses pls

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