Course Catalog

ACA L5: Advanced Whitewater Kayak Instructor Workshop

$325.00 3 days

Earn up to a Level 5: Advanced Whitewater Kayak ACA instructor certification and expand your boating and teaching knowledge. Curious about the L5 curriculum and in need of a Level 4  update? The L5 ICW may also serve as an L4 instructor update. Check out our study guide for our ACA courses and see if this is a fit for you.

Have a group somewhere in the US in need of a custom approach? Contact us to arrange what will fit best.

  • 10-12 April 2020
  • 2-4 October 2020

Description

  About the course:

What distinguishes the mark of a good instructor from a great one? H2o Dreams takes the ACA L5: River Kayak curriculum and explores and encourages a deeper understanding of kayak technique you have already been teaching. If you have taken an L4 course with us prior, this may not be anything new. L5 is so much more than the ability to teach in a more demanding venue. Instead we implore you to take the technique, dissect it, and deliver in a variety of ways for student retention. A mastery in your environment where you will teach is a given expectation; learn from H2o Dreams who have decades of experience teaching and leading and give yourself a leg up from other instructors in the industry. Think you have what it takes? Check out the ACA Level 5: Advanced Whitewater Kayak Instructor Criteria here.

*Course registration does not guarantee a certification. Each candidate must meet all criteria as outlined by the ACA. There are no refunds in the case of not meeting these requirements. If you have questions as to whether this class is a fit for you read this or give us a call!

  Prerequisite skill:

  • Ages 18 and up
  • Must be an L4: River Kayak Instructor in good standing with the American Canoe Association
  • The candidate must have taught and successfully reported at least two Level 4: Whitewater Kayaking skills courses or assessments
  • Comfort and control on Class III-IV
  • A reliable Class III-IV combat roll
  • Be in good health and overall fitness
  • Comfort in open water and swimming required
  • Common Sense Rescue or equivalency is REQUIRED

 

  Trip price: $325

  Location(s): Saluda, NC and surrounding creeks

  Trip duration:  16-20 hours

  Guest to instructor ratio: 3 guests to 1 instructor, class caps at 6

  Included: 

  • Shuttle transportation
  • Supplemental class materials
  • Instruction/guiding

 

  Not included:

  • Lodging
  • Transportation to Saluda, NC
  • Meals
  • Equipment essentials
  • ACA and SEIC dues
  • ACA Instructor Manual

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “ACA L5: Advanced Whitewater Kayak Instructor Workshop”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Back to Top