Steve is an ORCA Level
2 Canoe Tripping
Instructor, Level 2 Moving Water Instructor, Level 2 Lakewater
Instructor and a Flatwater Instructor Trainer
as a Red Cross Wilderness&Remote First-Aid, and Standard First-Aid
instructor and is current with his
Steve started training guides for summer camps and in 2003
launched a small canoe instruction company, wildernesstripping.ca.
Steve coordinated the out-tripping portion for the Leadership
Program for Ontario Pioneer Camp, sending out over 100 people at a
single time from
1997-2002, and in 2003 started the Out There program at Camp IAWAH.
Steve has paddled, the Moisie River, Mattagami, Petawawa, Dumoine, Noire, Coulonge, Madawaska, and the Spanish River as well as many creeks in the Kingston area
John has been paddling for years. John is an Level 2 instructor in all three disciples of Canoeing in Ontario (Moving Water, Lakewater, and Canoe Tripping) classifying him as a Master Canoeist and Master Instructor! John is also a Canoe Tripping Instructor Trainer. John was on the the Board of Directors of ORCA for a number of years.
John has taught for boards of education, camps, private groups and clubs, as well as community groups, and individuals.
John's favorite river is the one he is on! He has paddled rivers in the Yukon, Northwest Territories, British Colombia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick.
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March 4, 2007.