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Canoe Tripping Long Weekend (Kashwakmak, North Frontenac)

May 22 @ 10:00 am - May 24 @ 3:00 pm

The most efficient way to access wild areas in an environmentally friendly way is by means of canoe.

To introduce all aspects of lightweight camping as applied to canoe tripping.

how to plan and implement a canoe trip into the back-country
paddling techniques
types of canoes
selection of paddles
canoe safety and rescue (Coast Guard regulations)
camping gear and clothing
menus, and,
trip planning.

Canadiana will be an underlying theme, including skills and lore of the Voyageurs, native peoples, and early explorers.
The program will conclude with a wilderness canoe trip. Partial outfitting and canoe rentals available.

Course textbook available at first session, $24.95.
An additional fee will be charged for O.R.C.A. qualifications, ($ tba), to those participants who choose to qualify.


May 22 @ 10:00 am
May 24 @ 3:00 pm