The Paddleboarding Youth Leadership Program runs as an experiential bootcamp style. Through the program youth will work towards completing three Paddle Canada Certifications: Basic SUP Skills, Advanced Flatwater Skills and Basic SUP Instructor.
Running only once with maximum SIX participants in 2022 from,
August 15th-19th, 9am–4pm, for ages 16-20
The Paddleboarding Youth Leadership Program is designed to provide participants with Professional SUP and Leadership Skills they can utilize in their careers. Participants will upgrading their recreational SUP skills to those of a professional Paddle Canada SUP Instructor, all the while supporting development of leadership and confidence skills that are required to be a sports instructor.
This programs gives participants the certifications they need to fill talent requirements of outdoor experience operators seeking certified instructors. It's perfect for youth who hopping to teach paddleboarding as a summer job or professionally, and are looking to develop leadership skills in a fun, outdoor setting!
What to expect,
Upon completion of the program, participants can expect to have,
Do you already know how to SUP but are looking to advance your skills? Or are you looking to receive a Paddle Canada Certification? Check out my Paddle Canada Advanced SUP Skills course on my Certification page.
Based in Vancouver, BC. Drew Climie offers experiences that promote healthy living, outdoor enjoyment, and prosperity. He accomplishes this through yoga, paddling, and coaching programs and retreats.
I acknowledge that my work takes place on unceded and traditional shared territories of the Coast Salish peoples – xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) nations.I recognize these nations and peoples as the founders and custodians of the lands and waters.