Organizational and Instructor Insurance
ORCKA's Organizational and Instructor Insurance Program applies to ORCKA sanctioned or supervised activities, within Canada and
conducted by Organizational Members who employ ORCKA Instructors;
it provides ORCKA members with $5,000,000
in Commercial General Liability Insurance and $50,000 in Sport Accident Coverage [for injuries sustained while participating in ORCKA
sanctioned activities] -- sanctioning of activities is granted to ORCKA Organizational Members
who maintain an up-to-date Risk Management and Emergency Response Plan,
and who employ certified ORCKA Instructors.
Trip Leader Insurance
ORCKA's Trip Leader Insurance Program applies to ORCKA sanctioned trips, within Canada and lead by ORCKA certified
it provides ORCKA Trip Leaders with $5,000,000 in Commercial General Liability Insurance -- sanctioning of trips is granted to
ORCKA certified Trip Leaders who take out an ORCKA Trip Leader membership and pay an annual insurance fee. Trip Leaders fill out a
Trip Leader Liability Insurance Application, and adhere to
ORKCA's Trip Leader Risk Management Agreement and Standards for Trip Conduct.
ORCKA's Organizational and Instructor Members are covered under ORCKA's Insurance Program by
virtue of being fully-paid members in good-standing; ORCKA Trip Leaders take out an ORCKA Trip Leader membership and pay
an annual insurance fee in order to be covered. Certificates of insurance are available upon request [fee of $20.00, plus HST].
ORCKA maintains a set of Program Manuals which serve as procedural guides for sanctioning of
activities -- they prescribe how to responsibly conduct ORCKA Programming, and are available to ORCKA's membership.
ORCKA's membership is alerted of changes to ORCKA's Program Manuals prior to each paddling season, and the definitive version of
the Program Manuals is found online.