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American Canoe Association Canoeing Instructor Certification Course L1 – L2

This Instructor Certification Workshop and Exam is a combination of the ACA Instructor Development Workshop and Instructor Certification Exam.  It is suited to those who have strong paddling skills and who instruct clients, campers, staff members and others in canoeing skills. Successful completion of the course will make you eligible to become an ACA Certified Instructor for River Canoeing Level 1 and / or Level 2. We strongly recommend you read More Info before signing up for this course. Contact us directly if you are unsure or have questions.  Register for this course and pay the $30.00 non-refundable deposit to reserve your spot.  The remainder of the course fee is due May 1st.

Cost: $450.00.

Class Size: 6

Dates: May 11 – May 14, 2023

Location: Fairbanks, AK: Tanana Lakes Recreation Area, Chena River through in Fairbanks and the Chena River State Recreation Area.

Members of the Fairbanks Paddlers Club receive a $100.00 discount.

Disclaimer: Venues subject to change based on current water conditions. 

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May 11 - 14 2023


Fairbanks, AK

Other Locations

Chena River in Fairbanks


Tracie Pendergrast
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Tracie and Don Pendergrast
Alaska Canoe School
Fairbanks, AK 99709
907-479-2964 (h)
907-750-4902 (cT)
907-371-4868 (cD)
Everyone must believe in something. I believe I'll go canoeing.Henry David Thoreau
Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing- absolutely nothing- half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.Muskrat, "Wind in the Willows"
There is nothing that is so aesthetically pleasing and yet so functional and versatile as the canoe.Bill Mason
There are many ways to salvation, and one of them is to follow a river. David Brower, Foreword to "Oregon Rivers"
If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.Loren Eiseley, "Four Quartets"