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Brady's Sportsman's Surplus HI Country
(406) 721-5500
Trempers Shopping Centre
Missoula, MT
 
Big Sky Tent & Awning
(406) 543-8303
8385 Truck Stop Road
Missoula, MT
 
Anchor Marine
(406) 543-7385
3614 Mt Highway 200 E
Missoula, MT
Services
Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Bretz Rv & Marine
(406) 541-4800
4800 Grant Creek Rd
Missoula, MT
Services
Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Gull Boats
(406) 541-6169
2601 W. Broadway
Missoula, MT
 
Gull Boats
(406) 549-6169
2601 W Broadway St
Missoula, MT
Services
Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Redline Automotive & Marine
(406) 542-1200
2606 Murphy St
Missoula, MT
Services
Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Gull Boats & RV
(406) 549-6169
2601 West Broadway Street
Missoula, MT
 
Lewis & Clark Trail Adventures
(406) 728-7609
912 East Broadway Street
Missoula, MT
 
Prop Works
(406) 258-6311
1160 Fontaine Dr
Missoula, MT
 

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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