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Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC

The Standard in Sea Kayaking Professionals

The Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC is a non-profit society committed to upholding high standards for professional sea kayak guides and operators in BC. Through ongoing professional development and certification, the Alliance strives to ensure safe practices on an industry-wide basis.

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Members Area

Access to guide logs, newsletter archive, and more.

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Become a Member

Find out about certification and how to become a member.

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Employment

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Current News

Contracting with School Groups - Insight from Jack Rosen

March 11, 2022

We often see that schools approach companies and individual guides to run programs for them. SKGABC Guides are the leaders and thus make the decisions for the group, so it is essential to ensure that they are prepared and informed. 

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2022 Spring Guide Exchange

February 23, 2022

2022 Spring Guide Exchange - Lund - April 8-9, 2022

Hosted by Terracentric Coastal Adventures and Footprint Kayak and Hike Explorations

 

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Current Events

2023 Spring Guide Exchange April - Dates and Location TBA

March 31, 2023

Our Spring Exchange will be an inperson event. Stay tuned for the details.

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2023 Fall Guides Exchange October - Dates and Location TBA

September 30, 2023

Our Fall Exchange will be an inperson event. Stay tuned for the details.

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Upcoming Exams / Courses

Level Two Exam - Quadra Island - April 1-2, 2023

April 1 - 2, 2023 - Quadra Island

Level Two Exam - Salt Spring Island/Porlier Pass - April 4-5, 2023

April 4 - 5, 2023 - Salt Spring Island/Porlier Pass

AOG - SKILS - Ucluelet and Clayoquot Sound April 22-30, 2023

April 22 - 30, 2023 - Ucluelet and Clayoquot Sound

NEW Level Two Exam - Quadra Island- April 23-24, 2023

April 23 - 24, 2023 - Quadra Island

AOG - SKILS - Ucluelet and Clayoquot Sound April 29-May 7, 2023

April 29 - May 7, 2023 - Ucluelet and Clayoquot Sound

AOG Upgrade - SKILS - Ucluelet and Clayoquot Sound May 2-6, 2023

May 2 - 6, 2023 - Ucluelet and Clayoquot Sound

AOG - SKILS - Ucluelet and Clayoquot Sound May 10-18, 2023

May 10 - 18, 2023 - Ucluelet and Clayoquot Sound

Level 1 Course - SKILS - Broughton Archipelago - June 3-7, 2023

June 3 - 7, 2023 - Broughton Archipelago

AOG - SKILS - Ucluelet and Clayoquot Sound July 8-16, 2023

July 8 - 16, 2023 - Ucluelet/Clayoquot Sound

AOG - SKILS - Ucluelet and Clayoquot Sound September 16-24, 2023

September 16 - 24, 2023 - Ucluelet and Clayoquot Sound

Level 1 Guide -SKILS- Ucluelet October 5-9, 2023

October 5 - 9, 2023 - Ucluelet

Level Three Exam - Clayoquot Sound - Oct 7-9, 2023

October 7 - 9, 2023 - Clayoquot Sound

Level Two Exams - Quadra Island - Oct 14-15, 2023

October 14 - 15, 2023 - Quadra Island