ORCKA River Running Level 1 tandem provides an introduction to white water paddling for those with little or no experience in white water. Emphasis is on tandem canoeing skills, understanding white water principles and safety. Participants receive ORCKA River Running 1A certificate.
ORCKA Basic Level, equivalent certification or comparable skills and experience (with permission of the Course Director)
Not offered in 2015
Times: 8:30am-4:30pm daily
More dates may be added. Please keep checking web site.
Cost: $225 (plus HST)
There is additional camping fee of about $20 per night for about 3 or 4 nights payable to the camp ground.
Palmer Rapids Ontario
Some fitness required. Participant must be comfortable in water with lifejacket.
Canoe, paddle, lifejacket, instruction
What's not Included:
Personal Camping Equipment, transportation, Food.
-Swimming a rapid
-Retrieving a swamped canoe
-Canoe over canoe rescue
-Line toss and rescue
-Canoe design and construction
-Moving water principals
-Canoe first aid
Skill (tandem and solo in class I-II water):
-Entering and exiting canoe
-Side surf (solo only)
-Lining, tracking and wading