Date(s) - 22/10/2017 - 27/10/2017
Capel Curig Training Camp
This course is open to CFAV’s and cadets aged 16+ from the ACF and CCF. CFAV ATC and SCC bids are welcome on a fill up basis.
This is a 5-day BCU 3 star open canoe training and assessment course in a moving water environment. Candidates must be water confident and be able to swim 25mts wearing a Buoyancy Aid.
The course content includes clothing and equipment, access and conservation, river hazards and grading, weather, lifting, carrying and launching, efficient forward/reverse paddling, moving sideways, edging, support strokes, breaking in/out, ferry gliding, group/self/deep water rescues, boat trim, sailing and poling.
Upon successful completion of this course candidates will be issued a CCAT (O3N) brassard badge (cadets only), and a BCU 3* Open Canoe certificate
For CFAV’s this is the skills entry level for the BCU UKCC Level 2 Coaching qualification.
Candidates must have the following pre-requisites to attend this course:
Hold BCU new 2 star award or OFC/O2F
Have logbook evidence of at least 3 journeys on varying sheltered and 3 on moving waters (grade 2) of at least 4 hours Duration (10Km)
The personal contribution for this course is £40; bids must be placed through WESTMINSTER and will not be accepted until the course fee has been received. Personal contributions will not be refunded for any cancellations received less than 7 days prior to the course commencing.
There will be 6 vacancies on this course.