Paddle Canada Level 2 instructor is the last instructor certification you can take in a course format. From here upwards the instructor stream works on a mentorship structure. This is an involved course that should be considered by level 1 instructors will the recommended amount of experience.

During this course, you will review learning styles and practice teaching theory and skills topics. The course is based on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia. Students will be responsible for making their own meals during the course.

What You Will Learn

  • You will spend your time learning teaching/learning styles, practice teaching theory and practical skills in the classroom and on the water.

Your Instructors

Our certified instructors are some of Canada’s best!

Greg Mason

Greg has been paddling and teaching kayaking on Georgian Bay for around 25 yrs… since he was not but a wee grasshopper.

James Roberts

James started kayaking at 18. Since then his paddling career has taken him all over the world as an expedition leader and senior kayak instructor.

Price p.p. from:

$800 

plus taxes

Dates

May 5–9, 2021 Sold Out!

October 5–8, 2021

Course Prerequisites

Please contact us with any question related to these trip prerequisites.

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Paddle Canada Level 3 skills certificate
  • Paddle Canada Level 1 Instructor certificate
  • The candidate will have a significant teaching experience as a Level-1 Instructor in a wide variety of conditions and locations including a minimum of 15 days of logged instruction of Level-1 curriculum (either courses or clinics).
  • A minimum of two, Level-1 Skills courses within the past three years, being the lead instructor on both courses. These two courses count toward the 15 logged days.
  • Current certification in wilderness first aid (16 hours) with CPR.
  • Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime). Within one year of taking this course.

 What's Included

Don’t worry, we’ve got this covered.

Included

  • Five days of high level instructor training. (One day online)

What's Not Included

  • Meals and snacks during the course
  • Accommodation fees during the course, camping or in cabins at Norse Cove.
  • Your own kayak and paddling equipment

What You Should Bring

A detailed gear list is sent before the start of the trip but this can get you started.

  • A list will be provided.

Price p.p. from:

$800 

plus taxes

Dates

May 5–9, 2021 Sold Out!

October 5–8, 2021

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 Course Location

East Ships Harbour, Nova Scotia

East Ships Harbour, Nova Scotia

We will start our course from Norse Cove. From this base, we can head out into the 100-Wild Islands conservation area.

Driving Directions Address: Norse Cove Seaside Camping
Dewolfes Road
Tangier, Nova Scotia

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East Ships Harbour, Nova Scotia
East Ships Harbour, Nova Scotia

We will start our course from Norse Cove. From this base, we can head out into the 100-Wild Islands conservation area.

Get Driving Directions

Your Level one course was amazing. The demonstrations were clear and concise. Your feedback or coaching was very helpful. You both answered my many questions with clarity and patience.

Donald P.

 International Visitors

We are more than willing to accommodate you in any way that we can.  Contact us to see how we can help!

We are happy to answer any questions you may have about our Paddle Canada kayak courses. Please email or call us 1-905-399-1216


We are happy to answer any questions you may have about this trip or about any of our other trips or courses.

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