The Lakewater Tripping Course is the successor to Basic Canoeing. This course expands on the topics taught in Basic Canoeing. The course gives paddlers the confidence to embark on short, overnight adventures on Lakes!
Prerequisites: Basic Canoeing
Course Length: 1 day (6-8 hours)
Conditions: Wind < 15 kph
Canoe History in N.B. and Canada
Planning a Trip & Completing a Trip Plan
First Aid Equipment
Jump out/ climb in
Paddle Swamped Canoe
Timed Canoe over Canoe Rescue
Use of Throw Bag
Packing a Canoe
Strokes – power, J, sweep, draw, push-away, pry, reverse J & sweep, bow draw, crossbow draw
Maneuvers (on both sides) – Side slipping 5m.
Circles (Inside & Outside 10 m.)
Straight line 100 m.
Lifts & Carries
Tying a Canoe on a Vehicle
Campcraft - Fire building, tent pitching, cooking, stove use, water purification