ORCKA Basic Levels 4 course at Shade's Mills Conservation area in Cambridge (https://www.grandriver.ca/en/outdoor-recreation/Shade_s-Mills.aspx).
Basic Level 4 is an introduction to solo canoeing. It builds on the techniques learned in Basic Levels 1-3 and applies them to paddling a canoe solo. The course introduces the fundamental skills of canoeing solo:
- Forward and reverse straight lines with stopping
- Sidewards displacement
- Turns under power
Safety and rescue topics such as canoe over canoe rescues are also taught.
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