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Employment & Certification
Consider making it a career!
Employment opportunities include Sea Kayak Instructors, Whitewater Kayak Instructors, SUP Instructors and Kiting Instructors
SWIFT WATER RESCUE (205005)
Learn how to prepare for and react to swift water rescue situations. Classroom and hands-on learning focuses on equipment, rope skills, self and assisted-rescues that are done from in or out of the boat. The final day is dedicated to handling on-river rescue scenarios in groups. Paddlers must be comfortable paddling a kayak or canoe in at least Class II whitewater.
May 28-30, 2019
Meet at the Outpost, 9am-5pm
Cost: $318 UMD Students/$362 Others
AMERICAN CANOE ASSOCIATION STAND-UP PADDLEBOARD L1-L2 ICW (305014)
Three and a half days of SUP instructor training and assessment. You will prepare lessons, develop your teaching methods, analyze videotape, refine paddling skills, and meet with the Instructor Trainer (IT-Randy Carlson) and our guest Instructor Trainer Candidates.
June 20-23, 2019
Meet: UMD Out Post
Cost: $377 UMD Students/$420 Others