SKGABC Assistant Overnight Guide - May 2021

Join SKILS for a 9-day course designed for those interested in learning the skills necessary to become a sea kayak guide for day trips and overnight expeditions.


May 01 - 23, 2021






This course is designed for motivated individuals seeking to become certified Assistant Overnight Guides with the Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC (SKGABC) and recreational paddlers seeking to improve their intermediate paddling skills.

SKILS will be running two offerings of this course in May 2021: 

1st offering: May 1 - May 9 

2nd offering: May 15 - May 23 

The 9-day Assistant Overnight Guide course is accredited by the Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC (SKGABC) and includes the Assistant Overnight Guide exam.  Successful candidates will be awarded Assistant Overnight Guide certification and Paddle Canada Level 2 Skills.

ISKGA Training Modules Included: 

  • Coastal Guide Leadership 
  • Coastal Planning & Navigation 
  • Expedition Skills 
  • Expedition Skills & Sustainability 
  • Sea Kayaking Fundamentals Level Two


Previous paddling and camping experience required. To become a participant, you already need to be able to take care of yourself while camping and traveling in the wilderness.

Course fee: