|Youth Development Program|
The ACA is committed to providing the youth of today, and tomorrow with the opportunity of experiencing the outdoors via a canoe, kayak, stand up paddleboard or raft. Having FUN (and teaching safety), in and around water is a vital component of any paddlesports youth education program. Children are not only the future of paddlesport, they are also the future stewards of our rivers, lakes, streams, seas, and oceans.
As with any youth educational program, a progression based approach is crucial to learning:
The ACA has several youth programs:
For more information about how to teach paddlesports to youth or promote paddlesport safety for youth, please contact the Safety Education & Instruction Department.
5/5/2017 » 5/12/2017
Level 3: Coastal Kayak Instructor Certification Workshop (IDW/ICE)
5/19/2017 » 5/21/2017
TIPS - Traditional Paddlers Retreat Weekend