This event was cancelled on Sun 04/19/2020, by Michael Hammer for the following reason: All Hoofer events thru at least June 30th are cancelled due to COVID-19.

ACA Whitewater Leadership/Instructor Development and Certification

Monday, Jun 1, 2020 - 8:00 am through Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 - 5:00 pm

Leader: Michael Hammer
Required ratings:
R2, R2 - C1 (Covered Canoe- Solo), R2-OC1 (Open Canoe- Solo), R2-OC2 (Open Canoe- Tandem), R2p-OC2 (Open Canoe- Tandem), R3, R3-C1 (Covered Canoe- Solo), R3-OC1 (Open Canoe- Solo), R3-OC2 (Open Canoe- Tandem), R3p, R3p - C1 (Covered Canoe- Solo), R3p-OC1 (Open Canoe-Solo), R3p-OC2 (Open Canoe- Tandem), R4, R4 - C1 (Covered Canoe- Solo), R4-OC1 (Open Canoe- Solo), R4-OC2 (Open Canoe- Tandem), R4p, R4p - C1 (Covered Canoe- Solo), R4p-OC1 (Open Canoe- Solo), R4p-OC2 (Open Canoe- Tandem)

Event Information


ACA Whitewater Leadership/Instructor Development and Certification - June 1-6, 2020

Please sign up and email me directly if you would like to participate. Space may be limited, so please consider and plan ahead to participate.

R2 paddler rating (or higher) and Standard Swim Test Required.

The American Canoe Association (ACAis the industry standard for paddle sports in North America and is a recognized standard worldwide.

Why: ACA training/certification in paddling, teaching, safety, and leadership skills is essential and highly valued for those who intend to work and/or play in the outdoors. 

Here is your opportunity close to home in one of our favorite Wisconsin rivers - the Wolf.

The expectation is that you will develop and grow your skills throughout the weekWith a lot of opportunities for mentored hands-on skills development and practice.

When: June 1-6, 2020 (Most folks will arrive on Sunday afternoon or Sunday evening May 31, 2020.)

Where: Gardner Dam Scout camp in White Lake WI. (On the Wolf River.)

Cost: The 2019 cost was only $250 and covered all week, and included instruction, materials, indoor lodging, and all food. (This was an incredibly discounted cost that essentially covered everything.)

Boats/Gear: All available through the Hoofers Outing Club at no additional cost.

What: ACA instructor Development Workshop and Instructor Certification Exam.

Goals (Learn & Earn):
1. Learn/refine paddling, safety, teaching, and leadership skills.
2. Earn ACA Instructor Certification at level that matches the skills you demonstrate by the conclusion of the course..

Let's go and grow as a paddling community.

Note: There will also likely be one or two weekends in May 2020 to paddle on Wolf Section 2 (and possibly section 3) with the Instructor Trainer to help prepare and refresh skills on the river. The upcoming pool sessions are excellent opportunities to learn, practice, and prepare for the upcoming season.

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