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Caribbean Villas & Resorts
(207) 510-6300
23 Spring St # C
Scarborough, ME
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Caribbean Villas & Resorts

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Port Harbor Marine
(207) 767-3254
1 Spring Point Drive
South Portland, ME
 
Port Harbor Marine
(207) 767-3254
1 Spring Point Drive
South Portland, ME
 
DiMillo's Old Port Yacht Sales
(207) 773-7632
Long Wharf
Portland, ME
 
Pier One & Harbor Heights Waterfront Vacation Rent
(207) 244-7318
164 Clark Point Road
Southwest Harbor, ME
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Pier One & Harbor Heights Waterfront Vacation Rentals

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Sebago Lake Lodge & Cottages
(207) 892-2698
661 Whites Bridge Rd
Standish, ME
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Sebago Lake Lodge & Cottages

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Maine Yacht Sales
(207) 767-7005
231 Front Street
South Portland, ME
 
The Yacht Connection
(207) 799-3600
14 Ocean Street
South Portland, ME
 
Collins Auto Sales & Rentals
(207) 377-3777
1308 US Route 202
Winthrop, ME
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Collins Auto Sales & Rentals

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Point Sebago Golf & Beach Resort
(207) 655-3821
261 Point Sebago Rd
Casco, ME
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Point Sebago Golf & Beach Resort

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Madawaska Helps Launch New Kayak Instructor Program in Canada

Madawaska Helps Launch New Kayak Instructor Program in Canada


Common Ground: Canadian Kayak
instructors are now coming
together under one program.

"This new program is good for whitewater kayaking in Canada..."

The Madawaska Kanu Centre has long had a coveted stamp of approval when it comes to kayak instruction. Learn or teach there and your status rises like the Ottawa in spring. Now the paddling school is taking its paddling pedigree nationwide.

This spring, in conjunction with Paddle Canada and Canoe/Kayak Canada, the school is helping launch a new Whitewater Kayak Instructor/Leader Program across Canada. Existing Instructor Trainers from recognized Instructor Programs will be asked to attend a two-day re-certification session to be "grandfathered" into this new CKC Whitewater Program. These newly named "Learning Facilitators" will then re-cert existing Instructors in their provincial and territorial regions to get on board.

"It's taken 10 years to reach this goal - to have one national whitewater kayak instructor program in Canada," says MKC's Claudia Van Wijk. "Paddle Canada agreed to merge its River Kayak Program into the new CKC structure, and partner with CKC at the national level. The new program has been built within the coaching association of Canada/Sports Canada model - the same for all Olympic Sports in Canada - with three distinct pillars: coaching, instructor and leader."

Still in the works are steps to ensure that NCCP values and ...

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