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Canoe Level 2: Introduction to River Canoeing

Sat Jun 24, 8:00 AM - Sun Jun 25, 6:00 PM CST
Ambassadors, Seniors, Cadettes

Prerequisite for this course: Girls must have successfully completed a Canoe Level 1: Introduction to Canoeing course and must be a 7th grader or older.

The Canoe Level 2 course adds to girl’s knowledge and skills learned in Canoe Level 1 by introducing the maneuvers needed to paddle on moving water (rivers).

The course includes learning to catch large eddies, performing simple ferries, recognizing and avoiding hazards, performing rescues and responding to emergencies on moving water. Girls will be paddling down the river while they learn.

Girls are welcome to take this course multiple times.

Transportation provided from Hardesty Leadership Center. This session includes primitive camping near the Illinois River. 

After the registration deadline, registrants will receive an email with more details, a permission slip, list of items to bring, etc.  This information will be sent to the email associated with your doubleknot account. 

  • This is an individual event designed to supplement the troop experience, individual events gives girls the opportunity to meet new friends and have exciting outdoor experiences they may not have the opportunity to do with their troop. Please email,, if multiple girls in your troop are interested in this course.
  • This course sells out quickly!  Email to be noted on a waiting list.