Certifications

Course Overview

For those wanting to pursue additional technical training, we offer the possibility of getting several outdoor certifications in Wilderness First Aid, Avalanche Training, High Ropes, Leave No Trace and Flat Water Canoeing.

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Wilderness first aid

A Wilderness First Aid course  can be a valuable asset in the the event of an illness or injury in the backcountry. This two day course will give you the training and know how to deal with many injuries common in the wilderness and increase your confidence on the trail.

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This foundational avalanche training course brings skiers, snowboarders and snowshoers up to speed on the essential safety knowledge and skill to travel in the backcountry. You’ll learn about terrain assessment, increasing your safety margins, and practice rescue drills.

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Lakewater Canoeing

On this course, you’ll be instructed on all the necessary skills to get your basic & advanced tandem certifications, as you learn everything from the different types of canoes, to a variety of paddling strokes, to practicing canoe rescue techniques.


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Leave No Trace (LNT) Trainer

Intended for outdoor recreation users who want to reduce their impact on the environment, you will gain a better understanding of the seven principles of Leave No Trace, and as a graduate of this program, you will be able to offer LNT awareness workshops to others. 

VHF Radio Operator

The Maritime Radio Course is an important certification for those boating in coastal waters.  Upon the completion of the course and exam, you will obtain the paperwork that entitles you to operate a VHF Marine Band Radio on a voluntarily fitted vessel.

High Ropes Facilitator

This technical workshop and training course will give you the hands on experience and certification to help assist in running a high ropes program. With guided learning and professional instruction, you’ll come away well versed in leading this challenging activity.