Canoeing - Deer Creek Reservoir (Guide Conference) 9/3/21


Directions - Deer Creek Reservoir Main entrance - right beach from dock in bay area


Activity-

Canoeing Training Deer Creek Reservoir - Put out from end of marina and head to the right into Deer Creek Cove.

Guide Skills - Paddling: Forward stroke, back stroke, draw stroke, pry stroke, J stroke

Technique: Changing paddlers in open water

Rescue: Bringing in person overboard, emptying canoe on open water


Gear - thin T-shirt, thin long-sleeve shirt, rain jacket, shorts or hiking pants, swimming suit, running shoes or sandals, 1-2 L water in water bottle, 2-4 snacks, small backpack with strap to buckle onto kayak or dry bag, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, first aid kit, Life jacket (will provide).

Sample Itinerary -

5 pm - Meet/Safety Chat

5:30 - 7:00 pm - Practice Techniques and Rescue; Review skills and pass-off




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