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Outdoor Educator Training (WFA, Canoe Instructor, and Camping Leadership)

Event Status

Registration Open

Event Location

Ottawa Valley

Event date

07/09/2019 - 12:00am - 07/18/2019 - 12:00am

Event Description

**Please note: This course is being offered by Canadian Wilderness Medical Training (CWMT) to Scouters in Voyageur Council at a discounted rate and is not being run by Voyageur Council directly. To access the discounted rate, enter "scouts" in the promo code box for a 20% discount on course tuition**

Summer Training ( Outdoor Educators)

9/7/2019 - 18/7/2019


Outdoor Educator Training


This summer series of programs will include:

  • Wilderness First Aid
  • Paddle Canada Lake Canoe Instructor
  • Paddle Canada Camping Leadership ( formerly Advanced Canoe Tripping) 


Canadian Wilderness Medical Training and Bear Creek Outdoor Centre have put together 10 day comprehensive training program for teachers and outdoor educators to further their professional development in outdoor leadership and meet OPHEA and Board requirements for Outdoor Education programs.


Wilderness First Aid and Canoeing

The 10 Day “one stop shopping” teacher training course at Bear Creek Outdoor Centre will include:

• Wilderness First Aid 

• Paddle Canada Lake Canoe Tandem Instructor 

• Paddle Canada Paddle Canada Camping Leadership: formerly Advanced Canoe Tripping

Course Dates: July 9-18, 2019

Course Tuition: $1325.00 + HST

**Please note that the Outdoor Educator Training program is open only to qualified teachers and other possessing strong teaching backgrounds and experience. Skills evaluations will determine certification issued for paddling. Be prepared for an intense week.

What’s Included


All meals, accommodations and group equipment are provided on course. Accommodations are in shared cabins. Please bring your sleeping bag and pillow/other bedding. You are welcome to come out the evening before the course begins to get settled in.

What’s not Included


Paddle Canada Membership is not included in the cost of Instructor level programs.

All courses include accommodations and meals at Bear Creek Outdoor Center CWMT's training center.

Cost: $1,325 (minus discount)

For questions about these courses, please contact Doug Proud ( or Jill Baxter (

To register, please visit

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