Lance Castonguay M.A.ED - Director, Lead Instructor and Guide

An avid paddler, mountain biker, skier, and outdoor enthusiast, Lance is very passionate about introducing students to the outdoors and giving teachers the skills and knowledge to safely take their kids outside. Lance has been teaching in SD43 for over 20 years and has been an instructor in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University since 2011. Lance has created Outdoor Education programs and courses at the high school and university levels. Lance was a member of the new BC Physical and Health Education curriculum writing team and one of the writers for the new Outdoor Education 11 and 12 curriculum. A Master Instructor with RCABC and Paddle Canada Lance has over 25 years of experience teaching Outdoor Education. Lance was the President of the Outdoor Educators of BC PSA for 5 years, President of the Coquitlam Outdoor Educators LSA for 15 years, served on the executive and a number of Recreational Canoeing Association of BC committees, and is currently on the Paddle Canada Youth Committee.

PADDLING CERTIFICATIONS HELD

Master Instructor -Paddle Canada

Sea Kayak Instructor Level 1 - Paddle Canada

Stand Up Paddleboard Level 1 Surf Instructor -Paddle Canada

Stand Up Paddleboard Level 1 Touring Instructor - PC

Lake Canoe Instructor Advanced Solo - Paddle Canada

Lake Canoe Instructor Advanced Tandem - Paddle Canada

Lake Canoe Instructor Intermediate Tandem - Paddle Canada

Lake Canoe Instructor Trainer Advanced Solo -Paddle Canada

Lake Canoe Instructor Trainer Advanced - Paddle Canada

Lake Canoe Instructor Trainer Intermediate -Paddle Canada

Lake Canoe Instructor Trainer Intermediate Tandem - PC

Lake Canoe Instructor Trainer Solo - Paddle Canada

Lake Canoe Instructor Trainer Tandem - Paddle Canada

Tripping Instructor Tandem and Solo -Paddle Canada

Canoe Tripping Instructor Trainer Advanced -Paddle Canada

Canoe Tripping Instructor Trainer - Paddle Canada

Level 2 NCCP Whitewater Kayak Coach - Canoe /Kayak Canada


Master Instructor - Recreational Canoeing Association of BC

Stand Up Paddleboard Lakewater Level 1 and 2 Instructor Trainer - RCABC

Lake Water Canoe Instructor - RCABC

Moving Water Canoe Instructor - RCABC

Canoe Tripping Instructor - RCABC

Ocean Canoeing Instructor - RCABC

Lake Water Examiner - RCABC

Occupational First Aid Level 3 - Workers Compensation Board

Marine Radio Operator' license

Moving Water Canoe Instructor Advanced Tandem-PC

Moving Water Canoe Instructor Trainer Advanced Solo-PC

Moving Water Canoe Instructor Trainer Advanced Tandem-PC

Moving Water Canoe Instructor Trainer Intermediate Solo-PC

Moving Water Canoe Instructor Trainer Intermediate Tandem

Moving Water Canoe Instructor Trainer Solo -Paddle Canada

Moving Water Canoe Instructor Trainer Tandem - PC

Paddle Smart Instructor -Adventure Smart