ACA Instructor Update

Our ACA Instructor Update Course is designed to update your ACA Kayak Instructor Certification. In order to complete this course, you will need to show proficiency and an understanding of the following skills:
• Group management skills
• Rescue prevention
• Hands-on rescue—skills both in and out of the boat

Participants must be over the age of 18. Participants will be able to paddle Class II – IV whitewater.


Course Length:
2 Days*


Daily Lunch

*Update can also be accomplished with 1 day of Private Instruction
**Discounts available through NOC lodging and restaurants

Course Dates

No Scheduled Courses

Packing List

NOC provides gear bags, paddling jackets, wetsuits, and booties. Participants will need to provide individual gear outlined below.

Discounts at the Outfitters Store available for course participants

Necessary items

  • Boat, Paddle, PFD, Sprayskirt
  • Shorts or Swimwear
  • Water shoes or old sneakers
  • Synthetic T-shirts
  • Sunscreen/Lip balm
  • Towel and Change of clothes
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Clothing and personal items
  • Rain gear
  • Band-Aids/Tape

Optional items

  • Synthetic long underwear
  • Light fleece hoodie/pullover
  • Nose clips
  • Sunglasses and eyeglass strap
  • Hat or visor
  • Ear plugs

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