August 15, 2015
2015 Fall Exams:
Level Two and Three Exams Dates Posted!
August 14, 2015
2015 Fall Exchange - Skookumchuck:
September 24-26, 2015 - Current, skill sessions, socializing!
March 3, 2015
2015 Spring Exchange:
April 17-19, 2015 - Sooke! Skill sessions, seminars, socializing!
March 17, 2014
2014 Spring Exchange:
May 9-11, 2014 - Salt Spring Island. Skill sessions, seminars, socializing!
March 17, 2014
On-Going Training Policy Update:
The SKGABC has evolved the On-Going Training policy to give options to more members!
Dec 22, 2013
Northern Gateway Pipeline:
SKGABC working to safeguard the BC coastline and sea kayaking industry.
Oct 25, 2013
2013 Annual General Meeting:
Nov 9, 2013 - Nanaimo, BC.
May 15, 2013
Toquaht Bay Closure
Alternative launch sites available at village of Macoah.
March 26, 2013
Electronic Guide Logs
Submit your logs using an easy electronic spreadsheet!
Wolf Advisory: Vargas / Flores Island Park - Clayoquot Sound
Due to wolf activity on Vargas and Flores Island this summer, BC Parks has issued a Wolf Advisory More...
June 1, 2012
Tsunami Debris Reporting
Environment Canada - Tsunami Debris Sighting and Reporting Information
May 25, 2012
Online Resource Sheets
Printable equipment list, emergency contact list, earthquake and tsunami notification, operating standards summary and more!
May 23, 2012
Pacific Coast - Marine Weather Guide
Environment Canada Marine Weather Guide for the BC Coast updated and online!
February 14, 2012
Updated - Water Classification Maps:
Outlining water classfications within British Columbia
February 14, 2012
Killarney Kayaks joins the SKGABC Pro-Deal Program! Deals for members from companies like: Aquabound, Brooks, Broform, Delta, Level Six, Nimbus, North Water, Ortlieb, and Seaward!
- Technical Guides Manual
The SKGABC has produced a manual for guides of every level. For more information Click Here
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If you have a question about the SKGABC, please contact us!
Calling All Guides to Deep Cove, North Vancouver.
Registration upon arriving in Deep Cove.
$35 registration fee includes 2 dinners and a lunch.
(See www.deepcovekayak.com for instruction how to get to Deep Cove)
Friday October 12th Schedule
Registration opens Friday at the crack of noon.
Forward Stroke Assessment and Improvement Clinic
1:30pm – 3:00pm with Bob Putnam
Open Session (email Roscoe if you need to lead a session)
3pm - 4:30
Practice Scenarios for the Level Two/Three Guides Exam
(This will be open for all guides that feel like practicing)
900am to 1130am
Boat Handling and Advanced Strokes
900am to 1130am with Kevin Floyd
12pm Lunch provided.
Understanding Tidal Races and Moving Water
1:30pm to3:00pm with Laurel Archer
What is the Future of Certification provincially and nationally?: An open discussion for owners, guides and other interested stakeholders.
Moderated by Chris Nagle 130pm to 300pm
The World Famous Guides Olympics
Organized by James Dunderdale and DCCK 3pm to 5pm
Dinner at 6pm.
Kayaks available courtesy of Deep Cove Canoe and Kayak.
There will be camping available at Twin Islands, a half hour paddle away.
There will be a motorboat shuttle to the islands in the evening/morning.
The Raven Pub will be close at hand for socializing in the evenings.
We are calling for volunteers to help out with the dinners and lunch.
There is still room for additions to the schedule as guides offer to lead them.