Specialty Kayak Trips
Each year, we offer a few specialty kayaking opporunities. These expeditions follow the same routes and principles as our other scheduled kayak trips; however, they also feature a guide with a particular skill, or a group with a shared interest or connection.
Assistant Overnight Guide Training Course with SKILS
April 19 - 28, 2019 | $2800
Green Coast and SKILS are offering a 10-day SKGABC Assistant Overnight Guide Training Course - Paddle Canada Level 2 skills. This is one of the requirements to work alongside a Lead Kayak Guide in B.C., and is an incredible opportunity to advance your paddling skills. There are no prerequisites to participate in this course, nor do you need to have ambitions to work as a kayak guide in the future. We encourage anyone with an interest in paddling to join!
This year, the first few days of the course will be based out of Queen Charlotte. The group will then travel down to Gwaii Haanas, for an immersive 8-day field based portion.
Please note that in order to become a certified Assistant Overnight Kayak Guide, SKGABC requires you to obtain a 40-hour Wilderness First Aid course, CPR - C and a Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) for VHF Radio. For more information refer to their website.
Mindfulness & Personal Growth With liz wouters
July 21 - 28, 2019 | $2400
Join Liz Wouters, Haida Gwaii facilitator and coach, on a kayak adventure focused on mindfulness and personal growth. This intimate group of up to seven guests will explore the northern route, following the same principles and practices as other Green Coast trips. However, as a group, you will also deepen your awareness and inner wisdom through silence, movement, dreamwork and an individual coaching session.
Liz’s work and life are influenced by training and practices in Soulcraft - Wild Mind and Dreaming (Animus Valley Institute), The Process-Oriented Psychology approach to conflict, body symptoms and dreaming (Process Work Institute), Authentic Movement, 5 Rhythms Dance and Improvisational singing's deep dive into embodied presence, and transformational experiences in the Sacred Sites of Egypt, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Israel. She is certified in coaching, conflict resolution, adult education and was a former registered nurse. Liz continually thanks the whispering winds, gentle sunshine, powerful ocean, cleansing rains and embracing forests for reminding her who she truly is!