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A Northeast Illinois Canoe and Kayak Club

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Instructor and leader on-water skills WILL RESCHEDULE

  • 2019-04-07
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • DuPage River-Shorewood


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April 7, 2019   
 Dave Watts/Marlena Bertolozzi
Location:  DuPage River-Shorewood
Skill Level:  Instructor and Trip Leader
Details:  This workshop is for current or potential trip leaders, instructors, and anyone else wanting to develop greater skill organizing and leading groups on the water.

We will begin on land reviewing best practices for pre-trip planning, pre-launch group management, expectation management, and pre-put-in discussion.

Plan 'A':  Seil Rd to Shepley Rd. with a short light snack time (This trip will include scouting as well as Instructor / Trip Leading)

Plan 'B': Pioneer Park to Riverview Farmstead. During the paddle, we will coach principles of group leadership on the move, including managing a few scenarios you might encounter on a regular trip. Brief snack stop at Knoch Knolls Park. 

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