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Jackpine Paddle

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

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Main Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

For rookie paddlers with big ambitions or experienced enthusiasts seeking a tune-up: we have a paddling course designed for you. Our summer program covers both introductory and intermediate levels, on moving and flat water. All courses are in Yellowknife or within a driving distance. Let’s get outside, and have some fun!

Offering the following Paddle Canada courses:

- Lake Canoe
- Whitewater Canoe
- Sea Kayak
- Camping

Interested in job training to become a paddling guide in the Canadian North? Our Northern Guide Training Program is the most comprehensive guide training program in the North!

This program is designed by northern guides for guiding in northern Canada. It’s a practical, hands-on program that will rigorously challenge you while on a 10 day whitewater canoe river expedition.

You’ll gain tools for whitewater paddling, starting in easy rapids then challenging yourself in harder water and more complex situations. Become competent performing effective rescues with limited resources—and making smart decisions when river running.

During this expedition course there will be opportunities to learn new skills in canoe cooking, river scouting and reading whitewater, and navigation with a map & compass. We cover canoe safety and equipment in a dynamic outdoor learning environment.

A great option for aspiring guides seeking work on canoe and kayak expeditions in the Canadian North.

Languages Offered: English

Disciplines Offered

Camping Skills Instruction

Canoeing Instruction

Sea Kayaking Instruction

Other Services

Day Trips

Overnight Trips

Canoe Rentals

Kayak Rentals




Other Non-Paddle Canada Lessons


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