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BCU Week at Alder Creek Kayak.

Participants will sign up for each BCU week program individually.  Prices are set low and only cover the cost of the program itself

Food, lodging, and bcu fees are not included.  Please be prepared to make arrangements for your own necessities. Most classes are centered around Fort Stevens on the Oregon Coast near Astoria. Details of class locations will be confirmed at reservation.

 

Course: 4 Star ww Kayak Training

A perfect training course for anyone that leads friends or family on class II-III whitewater.  No previous certifications are required but participants should have 3 star whitewater skills in place. (see www.bcuna.com for syllabus)

Date:  October 5th-6th

Assessor #:  Rob Yates #2846

Host: Alder Creek BCU Week

Location: Portland, Oregon

Price: $250

 

Course: 4 Star CANOE Training

Date: Oct 8th-10th

Assessor #: Rob Yates #2846

Host: Alder Creek BCU Week

Location: Portland, Oregon

Price: $375

 

Course: Coastal Navigation & Tidal Planning

Great for ANYONE that travels by kayak on the sea!

Date: Oct 10th and 11th (2 evening sessions in Portland)

Assessor #: Karl Andersson # 687

Host: Alder Creek BCU Week

Location: Ft. Steven’s State Park

Price: $125

 

Course: 3 Star Canoe Training + Assessment

Brush up on your skills for a day then take the assessment as part of the training the next day! 

Date:  Oct 12th-13th

Assessor #: Rob Yates #2846

Host:  Alder Creek BCU Week

Location: Portland, Oregon

Price: $299

 

Course: 4 Star Sea Assessment

The best qualification in the world for anyone that leads others on the sea!

Date: Oct 12th-13th

Assessor #: Jen Kleck # _______  & Shawna Franklin #292

Host: Alder Creek BCU Week

Location: Ft. Steven’s State Park

Price: $299

 

Course: 4 Star Sea Training

The best training in the world for anyone that leads others on the sea!

Date: Oct 12th-13th

Assessor #: Leon Somme # 293& Matt Nelson # ____

Host: Alder Creek BCU Week

Location: Ft. Steven’s State Park

Price: $299

 

Course: 3 Star Sea Assessment

So you’re a sea kayaker eh?  This is a wonderful check-up on skills and a stepping stone to more!

Date: Oct 12th

Assessor #: Paul Kuthe #______

Host: Alder Creek BCU Week

Location: Ft. Steven’s State Park

Price: $150

 

Course: Master the Single Blade (2 star canoe training)

Aimed at the kayaker looking to pass their 2 Star Assessment but needs work on canoe skills

Date: Oct 12th

Assessor #: Mark Whitaker

Host: Alder Creek BCU Week

Location: Ft. Steven’s State Park

Price: $125

 

Course: 2 Star Assessment

Where it ALL begins. Complete this basic paddling award in order to go onto the coaching track!

Date: Oct 12th & 13th

Assessor #: Mark Whitaker

Host: Alder Creek BCU Week

Location: Ft. Steven’s State Park

Price: $99

 

Course: Foundation Safety & Rescue Training

Learn essential safety and rescue skills for any kind of paddle craft!  No previous certifications needed.  Only basic skills are required to participate.

Date: Oct 13th

Assessor #: Paul Kuthe #___________

Host: Alder Creek BCU Week

Location: Ft. Steven’s State Park

Price: $150

 

Course: UKCC Coach Level 1 Training

The best coach training available.  If you want to learn to teach, THIS is the place to start!

Date: Oct 14th-17th

Assessor #: Leon Somme # 293& Jen Kleck #_________

Host: Alder Creek BCU Week

Location: Ft. Steven’s State Park

Price: $500

 

Course: 3 Star Sea Training + Assessment

Brush up on skills over 2 days, then complete the assessment as part of the training on the 3rd day!

Date: Oct 12-14th

Assessor #: Rob Avery # 1483

Host: Alder Creek BCU Week

Location: Ft. Steven’s State Park

Price: $375

 

Course: 3 Star Sea Training + Assessment

Brush up on skills over 2 days, then complete the assessment as part of the training on the 3rd day!

Date: Oct 14th-16th

Assessor #: Matt Nelson #______ & Jeff Laxier # ______

Host: Alder Creek BCU Week

Location: Ft. Steven’s State Park

Price: $375

 

Course: UKCC Coach Level 2 Training

Take your coaching to the next level!

Date: Oct 14th-17th

Assessor #: Rob Yates # 2846 & Shawna Franklin # 292

Host: Alder Creek BCU Week

Location: Ft. Steven’s State Park

Price: $500

 

Course: Moderate Water Training

Date: Oct 18th

Assessor #: Rob Yates # 2846

Host: Alder Creek BCU Week

Location: Pacific City, Oregon

Price: $150

 

Course: Moderate Water Endorsement

Date: Oct 21st

Assessor #: Jen Kleck #________

Host: Alder Creek BCU Week

Location: Pacific City, Oregon

Price: $150

BCU fees, food, lodging, and any other expenses are not included. Please make reservations at Fort Steven’s State Park or local hotel. There are many lodging options in and around the Portland area for the inland programs. The State park has camping, yurts, and cabins for rent. If lodging is an issue for you please let us know and we will try to have a group camping area that is VERY affordable.

*Be sure to review the syllabus for each course and complete ALL prerequisites. Some courses require approval and stamped forms that need to be done well in advance. Visit www.bcuna.com for specific details. You can also email info@bcuna.com
ALL LR/CR forms will need to be delivered to the BCUNA for approval by September 25!!!!! Do NOT be late.

A Coaching Update Day will be run on the 11th along with a chat about the status of BCUNA.

Coaches confirmed for BCU Week:

Rob Yates

Karl Andersson

Malcolm Kelly

Mark Tozer

Paul Kuthe

Shawna Franklin

Leon Somme

Matt Nelson

Jeff Laxier

Rob Avery

Jen Kleck