Outdoor Skills & Certification

Welcome to our series of skills training courses to be held at Bear Creek Outdoor Centre this year. We are looking forward to seeing you on course. If you have any questions about our courses please contact Jill Baxter our training coordinator at [email protected] or call us for more information.

Wilderness First Aid Courses

Wilderness First Aid Course

Dates: June 5-6, 2021
Length: 2 days

Price: $275 + HST
Advanced Wilderness First Aid Course

Dates: July 3-6, 2021
Length: 4 days

Price: $495 + HST
Wilderness First Aid

Dates: July 3-4, 2021
Length: 7 intense days

Price: $1050 + HST
WFR Recertification

Dates: June 26-27, 2021
Length: 2 days

Price: $275 + HST

Paddle Canada Canoe, Skill Courses and Instructor Development

Paddle Canada Stand Up Paddle-board Flatwater skills course

Dates: June 19, 2021
Length: 1 day

Price: $125 + HST
Paddle Canada Wilderness Camping instructor course

Dates: June 1-4, 2021
Length: 4 days

Price: $535 + HST
Paddle Canada Lake Canoe Instructor Tandem

Dates: June 19-22, 2021
Length: 4 days

Price: $495 + HST
Paddle Canada Instructor Maintenance Clinic

Dates: June 20, 2021
Length: 1 day

Price: $85 + HST
Paddle Canada Advanced Tandem/Solo

Dates: June 3-4, 2021
Length: 2 days

Price: $275 + HST
Paddle Canada Intermediate/Advanced Instructor Lake Canoe Tandem/Solo

Dates: June 5-6, 2021
Length: 2 days

Price: $285 + HST
Outdoor Council Of Canada Field Leader Course

Dates: July 1-2, 2021
Length: 2 days

Price: $285 + HST
Wilderness Water Safety

Dates: July 9-10, 2021
Length: 2-days

Price: 325 + HST

All Skills courses at Bear Creek Outdoor Centre include meals, accommodations at camp and equipment. Paddle Canada memberships are required for instructor level programs and are not included in the course tuition.

You are more than welcome to bring your own equipment or use ours at camp.

Paddle Canada Canoe Courses are available for groups on request at our location or yours.

Outdoor Leader/Educator Training

This combination series of programs will include:

  • Wilderness First Aid
  • Paddle Canada Lake Canoe Instructor
  • Paddle Canada Camping Leadership ( formerly Advanced Canoe Tripping)

Canadian Wilderness Medical Training and Bear Creek Outdoor Centre have put together 10 day comprehensive training program for teachers and outdoor educators to further their professional development in outdoor leadership and meet OPHEA and Board requirements for Outdoor Education programs.
We are delighted to offer a special discount code for COEO members 
Enter Promo Code COEO when registering online in 2021
 


**Please note that the Outdoor Educator Training program is open only to qualified teachers and others possessing strong teaching backgrounds and experience. Skills evaluations will determine certification issued for paddling. Be prepared for an intense week.

What’s Included

All meals, accommodations and group equipment are provided on course. Accommodations are in shared cabins. Please bring your sleeping bag and pillow/other bedding. You are welcome to come out the evening before the course begins to get settled in.

What’s not Included

Paddle Canada Membership is not included in the cost of Instructor level programs.