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2021 courses & clinics:
Courses are Recreational Canoeing Association of British Columbia certified by
  Master Instructor Carey Robson.

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  Note: You may deduct 10% in fees for all courses and clinics paid in full 30 days in advance.
  All the following are subject to current Provincial Health Officer Orders regarding the Covid pandemic.
   
2021 Vancouver Area - Private Clinics - Email 4 Info
May 22

Burnaby

Advanced Tandem Lakewater Paddling Technique Clinic
(You do not need a partner to register)
Prerequisite:  Lakewater I or equivalent on approval.

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Deer Lake, Burnaby
$ 120 (+40 if you do not have a canoe)

Email for info or to register.   

Class size:  min/max, 5/9
Taught by Master Instructor Carey Robson (604-437-1140)


May 29 

Burnaby

Advanced Solo Lakewater Paddling Technique Clinic
Prerequisite:  Lakewater I or equivalent on approval.

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Deer Lake, Burnaby
$
120 (+40 if you do not have a canoe)

Email for info or to register.   

Class size:  min/max, 5/9
Taught by Master Instructor Carey Robson (604-437-1140)

 June 2 Beaver Canoe Club Lakewater Level 1 starts.

June 23

Beaver Canoe Club Introduction to Moving Water starts.

June 

Princeton & Merritt

Moving Water Instructor Recertification

Prerequisites: Participants must be a current certified RCABC Moving Water Instructors.

Pre-course assignments.

2 days, Princeton/Merritt area
$ 250 (+ camping fees)
Contact Carey Robson (604-437-1140)
# Candidates:  min/max, 2/3

June  

Princeton & Merritt

Moving Water Instructors' Course 

Prerequisites: Participants must be a current certified RCABC Lakewater 2 Instructor and have competent moving water skills. Inclusion by prior application only.

Pre-course study and assignments.

5 days, Princeton/Merritt area
$ 800 (+ camping fees)
Contact Carey Robson (604-437-1140)
# Candidates:  min/max, 3/5


July 

Merritt

Solo Moving Water See course content here.

Wednesday  July, 7:30 - 9:30 PM. Zoom Meeting
Saturday & Sunday, July; 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM;

This is a campout with a Saturday Evening theory session.

Prerequisite -- advanced solo lakewater paddler skills
$ 330;  (add $75 if you require a canoe)
Contact Carey Robson (604-437-1140) for more info.
Class size:  min/max, 3/5


July 2 & 3

Merritt

Tandem Moving Water (you don't need a partner)
See course content here.

This is a campout with a Saturday Evening theory session.

Prerequisite -- advanced tandem lakewater paddler skills
$ 240, (add $40 if you require a canoe)

Contact Carey Robson (604-437-1140)
Class size:  min/max, 5/7

July - August Private Clinics by appointment
August  
September 22

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Lakewater Instructor (Includes Lakewater Paddler levels 1 - 4) See course content here.

Prerequisites: Participants should have taken a basic paddling canoe course and be able to competently solo paddle around a small lake doing the J-stroke. Current year membership in RCABC , ($65 - may be paid prior to Instructor Exam). Provide your own canoe or available for rent. Online component starts upon registration.

Dates:

Wednesday September 22; (7:30 - 9:30 PM, theory): Zoom Meeting
Friday September 24; (7:30 - 9:30 PM, theory): Zoom Meeting
Saturday, September 25; (9:00 AM - 4:30 PM), 
Sunday, September 26; (9:00 AM - 4:30 PM), 
Friday Friday October 1; (7:30 - 9:30 PM, theory)
Saturday October 2; (9:00 AM - 4:30 PM), 
Sunday, October 3; (9:00 AM - 4:30 PM).
**NEW** Saturday October 9; 10:00 AM to noon (written exam); 
Sunday, October 10; (9:00 AM - 3:30 PM).

$ 495  
Class size:  min/max, 6/9
Registration cut off: September 8. 
Notes: Allow Saturday October 9 afternoon to practice.

Email to register. Bank Transfer accepted.
Taught by Master Instructor Carey Robson (604-437-1140)

 

   
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February Beaver Canoe Club Trip Leader's Clinic

April 
River Rescue Clinic

Sat. April ; (9:30 AM - 3:30 PM), Deer Lake & Theory
Sunday April ; (9:30 AM - 3:30 PM), TBA river

$250
Taught by Master Instructor Carey Robson (604-437-1140)

Email for info or to register. 

April 

Burnaby

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the
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Lakewater Instructor (Includes Lakewater Paddler levels 1 - 4) See course content here.

Prerequisites: Participants should have taken a basic paddling canoe course and be able to competently solo paddle around a small lake doing the J-stroke. Current year membership in RCABC , ($65 - may be paid prior to Instructor Exam). Provide your own canoe or available for rent. Online component starts upon registration.

Dates:

Wednesday April 7; (7:30 - 9:30 PM, theory): Zoom Meeting
Friday April 16; (7:30 - 9:30 PM, theory): Zoom Meeting
Saturdays, April 10 & 17; (9:00 AM - 4:30 PM), 
**NEW** Saturday April 24; 10:00 AM to noon (written exam); 
Sundays, April 11, 18 & 25; (9:00 AM - 4:30 PM).

$ 495  
Class size:  min/max, 6/9
Registration cut off: March 28. 
Notes: Allow Saturday April 24th. afternoon to practice.

Email to register. Bank Transfer accepted.
Taught by Master Instructor Carey Robson (604-437-1140)

April 

 

Burnaby

Lakewater Instructor Recertification

8:30 AM to Noon
Deer Lake, Burnaby
80  Email for info or to register.   
*note your membership in RCABC must be current, (2021).
Email to register. Bank Transfer accepted.
Taught by Master Instructor Carey Robson