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Welcome to Castonguay Adventure Tours. We specialize in Outdoor Education related Professional Development in British Columbia. Please see below for some of our upcoming courses. Not sure which course is right for your goals and skill level? Take a look at our Course Selector Page, or contact us to set up a custom course or pro-d training for your group.

2019 Courses

RCABC Lakewater Instructor Level 1 course and Paddle Canada Intro Tandem and Solo Instructor course . October 4th (Evening) 5th and 6th - Coquitlam - Buntzen Lake $240 plus GST.

This course, is for teachers and people working with youth, who are experienced paddlers, and wish to receive Canoe Instructor certifications and be able to certify their students. It will cover the competencies and content for the new RCABC Lakewater Instructor Level 1 course. This course certifies successful candidates to teach RCABC Lakewater Level 1 and 2. It will also include the Paddle Canada Intro Tandem and Solo Instructor course which allows successful candidates to teach PC's Intro, Canoeing Basics and Waterfront Skills. Candidates should be strong paddlers and have experience paddling both Tandem and Solo. The course fee does not include the membership fee for either organization which must be paid prior to the course.

​Rental canoes are available. For more information contact BCoutdooreducation@gmail.com

RCABC Lakewater Instructor Level 1 course and Paddle Canada Intro Tandem and Solo Instructor course . May 3rd (Evening) 4th and 5th - Coquitlam - Buntzen Lake $240 plus GST.

This course, is for teachers and people working with youth, who are experienced paddlers, and wish to receive Canoe Instructor certifications and be able to certify their students. It will cover the competencies and content for the new RCABC Lakewater Instructor Level 1 course. This course certifies successful candidates to teach RCABC Lakewater Level 1 and 2. It will also include the Paddle Canada Intro Tandem and Solo Instructor course which allows successful candidates to teach PC's Intro, Canoeing Basics and Waterfront Skills. Candidates should be strong paddlers and have experience paddling both Tandem and Solo. The course fee does not include the membership fee for either organization which must be paid prior to the course.

​Rental canoes are available. For more information contact BCoutdooreducation@gmail.com

Recreational Canoeing Association of BC Tripping Leader /Paddle Canada Camping Instructor Course. - TBA Great for teachers, Canoeing guides, Outdoor program leaders, Canoe club trip leaders. Youth camp or youth organization staff who wish to be capable of teaching the skills and knowledge required for weekend canoeing trips. Upon successful completion can teach Paddle Canada's Introduction to Canoe Tripping skills courses. Prerequisites: Minimum 16-hour First Aid (can be wilderness) plus CPR Certificate, River Rescue Training,Leave No Trace training, Minimum of Paddle Canada Intermediate Lake Tandem skill certification or equivalencies, Paddle Canada Advanced Canoe Tripping skill certification or equivalencies, Significant Canoe Tripping experience in a wide variety of conditions and locations, Minimum 4 multi-day canoe trips, two of which must be in within the last year, Prior Paddle Canada instructor training (eg. Lake Canoe Instructor) Please see here for more information or contact BCoutdooreducation@gmail.com

Paddle Canada Moving Water Safety and Rescue Clinic - This Moving Water Canoe Safety and Rescue Clinic provides the opportunity to practice commonly used moving water river rescue skills. Unlike moving water skill courses that emphasize paddling skills, this clinic emphasizes moving water safety and rescue skills. It focuses on the fundamental skills, knowledge, and manoeuvres of rescuing paddlers and equipment in moving water situations from a paddler’s respective. Date TBA For more information contact BCoutdooreducation@gmail.com

RCABC Movingwater Level 2 (Solo) and Paddle Canada Advanced Movingwater Solo Paddler course. TBA. Will take place at various rivers around the Lower Mainland depending on water levels. Prerequisite - Prerequisites - RCABC Lakewater Level 3 Paddler or Paddle Canada Tandem Advanced Lakewater Skills courses. For more information contact info@BCoutdoored.com

RCABC Movingwater Level 1 (Tandem) and Paddle Canada Advanced Movingwater Tandem Paddler course. May 26th, 27th, around Lower Mainland. Prerequisites - RCABC Lakewater Level 3 Paddler or Paddle Canada Tandem Advanced Lakewater Skills courses. For more information contact info@BCoutdoored.com

RCABC Moving Water Instructor / Paddle Canada Intermediate or Advanced Moving Water Instructor Tandem and Solo Combined Course - TBA -. Will take place at various rivers around the Lower Mainland depending on water levels. Prerequisite - RCABC Lakewater Level 2 Instructor or Paddle Canada Lakewater Instructor and well and Advanced Solo and Tandem Moving water skills. For more information contact info@BCoutdoored.com