Certified Kayak Guide Course
Haida Gwaii ~ Queen Charlotte Islands, BC
Explore the skills, challenges and rewards of leadership
This eight-day course is designed for prospective certified guides, as well as intermediate kayakers seeking to develop their expedition capabilities.
Participants enjoy daily opportunities to learn from practical experiences while kayaking and camping in this world-renown wilderness destination.
During the course, we paddle offshore to visit the extraordinary ancient Haida village of SGang Gwaay (Ninstints).
Each day, numerous challenging and rewarding learning opportunities are facilitated. Our curriculum is comprehensive and our instructors are talented educators.
The wealth of experiential knowledge conveyed and practiced during the course enables each participant to significantly boost their skill level and confidence.
Join us on an unforgettable journey to the west coast of Haida Gwaii.
The Evolution course enables participants to learn highly practical leadership skills and proven guiding techniques from the most experienced guide instructor team on Haida Gwaii.
The subtle and proficient leadership skills covered during the course can be successfully applied to many aspects of everyday life.
Learn to correctly assess situations and accurately evaluate options. Practice your ability to reach sound decisions. Learn when and how to appropriately defer decisions.
Discover methods of communicating clearly and concisely with a group, while carrying the responsibility and privilege of leadership.
The Association of Canadian Sea Kayak Guides endorses our program. Upon successful completion of the Evolution course, participants may apply for ACSKG assistant guide certification. Evolution Guide School also hosts ACSKG full guide examinations.
ACSKG certificates are recognized worldwide by a multitude of companies and agencies, including Parks Canada. ACSKG certified guides professionally lead multi-day expeditions throughout the world.