Intermediate Canoe Skills Course

This is a great course if you're looking to take you canoeing up a notch. Perhaps you're contemplating a multi-day adventure on the Northern Forest Canoe Trail or have been wanting to take your confidence in handling to a new level. We will meet at the shop in Freeport and start with by getting acquainted, having a quick discussion equipment needs and safety. In this course we will swing right into river navigation, weather and conditions, advanced paddle strokes and advanced rescue technique.

We combine classroom and on-water demonstrations to provide an excellent learning environment. Our guides and instructors have many years of experience in the elements and enjoy sharing their expertise in classes like this one.

 We'll head out on the water, we teach proper techniques for launching, landing, paddle strokes, and boat maneuvers. This course will give you the skills and confidence to set out exploring Maine's gorgeous lakes and rivers this season! 

Our on-water courses provide an excellent learning environment. Our guides and instructors have many years of experience in the elements and enjoy sharing their expertise in classes like this one.

Let's grab the canoe and explore more of Maine (and beyond).

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