Youth canoe expedition ages 14-18
A mini expedition with life skills development!
- Starts Aug. 16Starts Aug. 16
- 950 Canadian dollars$950
- North Saskatchewan River.
Destination: The North Saskatchewan River flows our of the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains and into the park land of Alberta. It was the highway for David Thompson in his exploration of western Canada. The section utilized for this trip holds a series of class 2 rapids composed of ledges and exciting waves. Each rapid is easily avoided yet holds the opportunity to safely run with deep calm sections below it. Over the four days of this opportunity, a proven progression will be facilitated in the development of both river and life skills. Moving from a review on flat water to camp set up and responsibilities and into moving water. The student will not only learn about canoe tripping but subtly and unconsciously leadership through game theory, decision making processes, self reflection and active gratitude as well as first aid. The safety of your child is paramount, that is why our van holds the maximum safety features in its class, all the guides hold current certifications in canoe instruction, first responder, swift water rescue, and venerable sectors check. We follow a set of guidelines to ensure all aspects and redundancies of safety are met. These SOG's are available for review at request. Meals are supplied and all food sensitivities are regarded! Safety equipment (PFDs, wetsuits, helmets) and Camping equipment is provided as well as transport. Participants require: Sleep systems, appropriate clothing and personal effects (kit list will be added to application form) Pick up on day one in Canmore and Seebe. Drop off at same location 5pm day four.
To cancel or reschedule please contact us at least 1 week in advance. Cancelations 2 weeks in advance will receive full refund. Cancellations before one week 1 week deadline but after the two week cut off will incur a 20% admin fee. Last minute cancelations and no shows will have full booking fee retained. Exceptions will be made for special circumstances. We reserve to right to cancel for unsafe weather and river conditions with less than 24hrs of notice. Full refund granted for cancelations due to weather or restrictions, BECAUSE WE ARE AWESOME!
806 800 Larch Place, Canmore, AB, Canada