The Whitewater Intensive Leadership Development School is the most comprehensive and complete Whitewater Guide Training program of its kind!
An 86 day, 2 semester training program providing instruction and certification in the 6 core elements of whitewater kayaking, canoeing, raft guiding, riverboarding, swiftwater rescue and wilderness first aid while spanning rivers throughout Canada, the United States and Mexico.
Semester 1 Canada Aug. 31 – Oct 13 (43 days) $7525 + Tax (CDN)
Course Curriculum: Wilderness First Aid, Swiftwater Rescue, Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking, Canoeing
Certifications to Achieve: Wilderness First Responder (S.O.L.O. School), R3-Recreational (Sierra Rescue International/American Canoe Association), Whitewater Raft Guiding Level 2 (International Rafting Federation), Whitewater Kayaking, Whitewater Canoeing-Tandem (Paddle Canada)
Semester 2 USA & Mexico Oct. 13-Nov. 24 (43 Days) $7525 (CDN)
Course Curriculum: Travel through USA and Mexico training and practicing swift water rescue, whitewater rafting, kayaking, canoeing
Certification to Achieve: R3-Professional (Sierra Rescue International/American Canoe Association), Raft Guide Class 3 Certification (International Rafting Federation), Whitewater Kayaking (American Canoe Association), Whitewater Canoeing-Solo (Paddle Canada)
Participate in both semesters Save $500
Already have a valid Wilderness First Responder ($500 credit)
Advanced Semester Costa Rica Jan. 4 – Feb 1, 2020 (29 days) $6675 (CDN)
After a very successful pilot program in 2018 we are very excited to offer our Advanced WILD (Whitewater Intensive Leadership Development School) in Costa Rica
Course Curriculum: Paddle and Train on the best of rivers in Costa Rica. Core skills include Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking, Canoeing, Swiftwater Rescue, Ocean Surfing, Adventure Guide Internship
Certifications to Achieve: Raft Guide Class 4, R3-Elite, Whitewater Kayaking, Whitewater Canoeing (Paddle Canada)
Prerequisites to participate in Advanced WILD: Wilderness Medical Training, Swiftwater Rescue R3-Professional or equivalent, Whitewater Kayaking ability- Class 3- consistent roll and or past participant in WILD or Equivalent. Applications will be screened and admission will be granted on a case by case basis.