Time will be devoted to lesson planning, components of good teaching practice and theory and lots of hands on teaching. Students will be evaluated on their hard paddling skills and teaching ability. Upon successful completion of the Instructor Level I course, the Instructor may administer and instruct the Basic Kayaking Course and the Sea Kayaking Level I Course in accordance with Paddle Canada policies and standards and in compliance with all laws governing such activities and also be able to administer Sea Kayaking programs to individuals on Calm, sheltered water. A Level I instructor is expected to promote the Paddle Canada Sea Kayaking Program.

May 30-June 2, 2016 Niagra Kayak Rental 5 days

Interested participants can contact Horizons for more information.


  • Paddle Canada Level 2 skills and a thorough grasp of level 1 skills requirements
  • Recommended Flat water Kayak instructor certification
  • Wilderness First Aid/CPR

Instructor Kit List

What our customers are saying...

The trip to the Benjamin Islands was spectacular and will remain in my memory for a long time.

- Patrick