Canoeing Program Summary

The following documents contain summaries of the exciting ORCKA Canoeing Program paddling skills course to assist you in choosing the right ORCKA paddling skills course for you!

Basic Canoeing
The Safe Canoeing and Basic Levels are designed to introduce the novice or relatively inexperienced canoeist to paddling.
Canadian Style Paddling
Canadian Style paddling is also known as Canoe Dance. The focus here is on paddling the canoe with precision on flatwater.
Canoe Tripping
Canoe Tripping courses teach participants about Wilderness Canoe Camping, focusing on both skills and safety.
Moving Water
Our Moving Water courses teach the principles of whitewater, focusing on playing in short, unloaded boats.
River Running
The River Running discipline teaches participants to descend rivers safely, emphasizing a style of paddling that's appropriate to river trips