California Canoe & Kayak is pleased to offer the following training and certification programs in conjunction with Paddle Golden Gate.


British Canoeing Sea Kayak Leader Award Training

January 22 to 24, 2018

$399

Join Nick Cunliffe and Chris Lockyer for a 3-day British Canoeing Sea Kayak Leader Award Training (formerly BCU 4 Star). This course is designed for sea kayakers interested in leading small groups of paddlers on single or multi-day journeys, in moderate tidal water environments with winds not exceeding Beaufort Force 4 / Sea State 4.

British Canoeing Advanced Sea Kayak Leader Award Training

January 29 to 31, 2018

$399

Join Gordon Brown and John Carmody for a 3-day British Canoeing Advanced Sea Kayak Leader Award Training (formerly BCU 5 Star). This course is intended for experienced sea kayakers who wish to lead groups of paddlers in areas where tidal races, headlands, open crossings, swell and challenging coastlines will be encountered.

ACA Level 5 AOWCK Instructor Certification Exam

February 2 to 4, 2018

$399

Join Ryan Rushton and Sean Morley for a 3-day American Canoe Association Advanced Open Water Coastal Kayak Instructor Certification Exam. This course is for Level 4 Open Water Coastal Kayak Instructors in good standing who have participated in a Level 5 AOWCK Instructor Development Workshop and are now seeking certification.