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CANCELLED: Kayak MB Counselor Certification Training

CANCELLED: Kayak MB Counselor Certification Training
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3117 Patterson St.
Anchorage, AK 99504, US
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Kayaking Merit Badge Counselor Certification


The Great Alaska Council is holding American Canoe Association Level 2 Assessments that meets National BSA standards in order to certify Kayaking Merit Badge Counselors. If successful, Scouters will be certified as having accomplished the Assessments under the ACA. Then Scouters can apply to be a Kayaking Merit Badge Counselor.


Date for Anchorage

          Wednesday, May 27, 5:30PM to 9:00PM at the Scout Office

          Saturday May 30, 7:00AM to 5:00PM at Camp Gorsuch


Scouters are required to provide:

             -PFD (appropriate size based on weight, should be type 3 or 5)

-Touring kayak (needs to have safety/perimeter lines fore and aft of cockpit, well

  fitted spray skirt, floatation in bow and stern preferably with bulkheads)

-Double bladed kayak paddle (preferably in the 205-21cm length with adjustable


-Dry suit or paddling jacket.  Students will be in and out of the water during the                   day so they should dress appropriately.

 -Neoprene gloves and possibly hat

-Water and snacks

-Extra set of dry clothes

-Sack lunch

Additional items if you have them:

            -Tow system

-Bilge pump


            -Spare paddle

            -Paddle float and sling

            -First aid kit you would normally carry

The cost is $40 to cover the American Canoe Association Membership fee. 

Students will also need to bring:

            -Copy of their current Youth Protection Certificate, 

-Safe Swim Defense Certificate

-Safety Afloat Certificate

-Merit Badge Councilor application

-Adult Scout application  (there is no fee)

Scouters may sign up at the Scout Office and pay their fee.  

Send questions to Scott Cameron, Great Alaska Council Aquatics Chair



Kayaking MB Certification Flyer

Contact E-mail
$40.00 per Participant

3117 Patterson St, Anchorage, Alaska 99504
(907) 337-9547
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