@2018 Robert Aylesworth

bobaylesworthoutdoors@gmail.com             WIndsor, Ontario Canada

New Course!
Available NOW.

Day Trip Leader

This exciting new course will help you leverage your paddling skills and experience to become a qualified day trip leader.

The subjects covered include planning, risk management, crisis management and leadership. These can all be covered in a dry land setting, however there will often be a paddling component.

As a Certified Day Trip Leader you will have access to ORCKA's affordable Trip Leader Liability Insurance. Sport Accident Insurance is also available that will provide coverage for your participants.


You can combine this certification with any of the following paddling ORCKA certifications:

  • Basic Canoeing Level 4

  • Moving Water Canoeing Level 2

  • Voyageur Canoeing Level 2

  • Flatwater Kayaking (or Level B)

  • Moving Water Kayaking Level 2

  • Stand Up Paddling Level 2

To qualify for this course you must:

  • be at least 17 years old

  • have a log of at least:

    • 10 separate day trips

    • a total distance of 125 kilometers

    • 5 trips which were each at least 3 hours and 15 kilometers

    • 5 day trips in which you were responsible for some of the organization and leadership

First Offering
March 2017