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Coastal Kayak Day Trip Leader Assessment - Acadia Training Institute

Pinniped Kayak, in collaboration with Camp Beech Cliff and the Acadia Training Institute, is offering the ACA Coastal Kayak Day Trip Leader Training and Assessment. 

This course is intended to provide the skills and training necessary for an adult leader possessing basic paddling skills to lead a trip for participants with beginner level paddling skills, in gentle conditions, with apparent wind not exceeding 10 knots, waves not exceeding 1 foot and currents to 2 knots. The emphasis of this course is trip leading, safety education and rescue. The content is relevant for outing clubs, camps, scouts and other entities providing trips.

For Assessment, participants must be ACA members.  (An introductory membership may be purchased at the class for $15.)

This 2-day program will be hosted by the Acadia Training Institute at Camp Beech Cliff in Southwest Harbor, ME.  On-site lodging and meals are available separately. 

To register, contact Sarah at 207-244-0365, or email

$300 per person                                                       Contact us for more information.