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ACA Essentials of Kayak Instructor Certification
May 14 @ 8:30 AM - May 16 @ 5:00 PM$420
Join Ben Morton, graduate of Garrett College Adventure Sports Institute and avid paddler, in this three-day, level 1 & 2 kayak instructor certification at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. For more than a decade, Morton has been honing his guiding and instructing techniques with the National Outdoor Leadership School, Nantahala Outdoor Center, Jackson Hole Kayak School, Costa Rica Rios, DeRiemer Adventure Kayaking, Otter Bar Lodge Kayak School, New Zealand Kayak School, and Wilderness Rescue International, among others. Participants will learn level 1 and level 2 coastal and river disciplines while gaining confidence in managing and teaching within these environments. Participants will be responsible for obtaining an ACA Membership, and paying instructor dues once certified. Participants should bring extra clothing, snacks, water, and a lunch. The ACA instructor manual and kayak rental is included in the course registration fee.