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Whitewater skills level 2 (youth)

Date 2022 Sep 11-Oct 23 Ical
Days/Times Wednesday 4.45-6.15pm Sunday 3-4.30pm
Location Chilliwack River
Address 76 Sunnyside Boulevard, Cultus lake, BC

DISCOVER THE FUN of whitewater paddling! This set of lessons is suitable for youth aged 10-14 who want to develop their whitewater paddling skills (please email us [email protected] if your 9-10 year old meets the prerequisites for this course)



The goal of this program is to train water-smart paddlers who have the skills to paddle safely on lakes and rivers, and to foster an enjoyment and appreciation for paddlesports and the outdoors.



Participants will be introduced to a variety of paddling disciplines throughout this program and develop the skills necessary to pursue paddling either at a recreational or competitive level.


Pre-requisites: Must have completed an level 1 or level 1+ whitewater course, Learn to Kayak Rivers camp or equivalent. Target Age Range: 10-14yrs (youth up to age 16 welcome)


Lesson schedule: Please arrive ready to paddle. NOTE times may change

Wednesday afternoons 4.45-6.00pm [1 hour lesson with a focus on technique and skills development]

Sunday afternoons 3-4.30pm [park and play or river runs]

Events: test your skills - Mamquam River weekend Sept 30th - Oct 2nd, Cookie Race October 22nd


All equipment provided (kayak, helmet, paddle, PFD, spray skirt). For our fall programs we strongly recommend you purchase a well fitted wetsuit and neoprene gloves for cool weather days. Safety is our #1 priority - there will be a maximum student: instructor ratio of 5:1 on the river. All river paddles are weather, skills and water-level dependent.


COST (NOTE no lesson on Sunday October 9th)

Wednesday + Sunday [recommended] includes full day on Mamquam river Oct 2nd: $280

Complete package price (Wednesday + Sunday + full Mamquam weekend) = $300

Wednesday only (7x 1 hour lessons + Cookie Race): $140

Sunday River runs (6 x 90 minute lessons + Cookie Race): $175 (Includes full day on Oct 2nd)

Additional coaching fee if paddling both days for the Mamquam weekend = $45


You must be a CCE Paddling Club member in good standing. If you are not yet a member, please  follow this link to register:

Please note that if you have already completed a summer camp with us you are already registered as a club member!

NOTE: If you do not wish to pay using Paypal, please tick the "other" payment option and etransfer $100 to [email protected]


Prerequisite Intro to Kayaking course/ camp
Contact Colleen Christensen
Type Participation
Category Instruction - Whitewater
Deadline September 10, 2022 17:00