The New Hampshire Outdoor Learning Center has created a comprehensive, hands-on program that will give you the knowledge and skills necessary to safely operate canoes on the waters of New England. You will begin by building a solid foundation of classroom knowledge and end with on-the-water experience in our Old Town canoes.
Knowledge and experience will include:
- Basic Terminology
- Hull design and proper selection
- Canoe types and manufacturing technology
- Paddle strokes
- Paddle design
- Read the river
- Handling emergencies on the water
- Capsize recovery
- And More!