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April 2020

Date Event Type
Fri, Apr 17, 2020 - Sun, Apr 19, 2020
(7:00 PM - 4:30 PM)
Paddle Canada Level 1 Skills Course (with certification) – CANCELLED
The Paddle Canada Level 1 Skills course will give you the skills and knowledge to move you beyond flat water to slightly rougher water. There is a strong focus on re-entry techniques and the skills required to safely plan and execute a day trip.
Training Course
Sat, Apr 18, 2020 - Sun, Apr 19, 2020
(8:00 AM - 4:30 PM)
Beginners Course – CANCELLED
The Beginner Course will give you the basic skills and knowledge to go on trips in sheltered waters or to join competently led trips in places such as Indian Arm and the Gulf Islands.
Training Course
Sat, Apr 18, 2020 - Sun, Apr 19, 2020
(8:30 AM - 4:00 PM)
First Aid Workshop (no Certification) – CANCELLED
This two-day First Aid workshop is designed to help you deal with an injured person for up to 24 hours in the marine environment.
Training Course
Sat, Apr 25, 2020
(9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Knots and Tarps – Course Registration – CANCELLED
Learn to tie a variety of knots you'll use when kayaking, camping, securing your kayak to your car and your food out of reach of bears.
Training Course

May 2020

Date Event Type
Sat, May 2, 2020 - Sun, May 3, 2020
(All Day)
Navigation – Course – CANCELLED
This course will teach participants the fundamentals of navigation, including using charts and compasses. You will learn how to follow a course to a destination and find your way home again with confidence.
Training Course
Sat, May 23, 2020 - Sun, May 24, 2020
(7:30 AM - 7:30 PM)
Weather – Course – CANCELLED
The Weather Course will teach you the basic skills and knowledge to make a go or no-go decision for a kayak launch based on the weather.
Training Course

June 2020

Date Event Type
Sat, Jun 6, 2020
(9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
VHF – DSC (M) Course | with certification
Location:  Cates Park  Shelter in North Vancouver, across the Cates Park Kayak rental. Join us for a VHF-DSC (M) Radio Certification course aimed at kayakers on...
Training Course
Fri, Jun 12, 2020 - Sun, Jun 14, 2020
(All Day)
Trip Leader Course
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.
Training Course