Courses & Workshops

CRCO Falls and Rock Art – French Ducker Route

Description This is a beautiful route for the beginner paddler. You will get to see some typical Precambrian Shield type terrain – granite rock outcroppings and island filled lakes. You’ll paddle through some excellent examples ...

CRCO White Water Festival

Description The Whitewater Festival, hosted by Churchill River Canoe Outfitters, occurs the last weekend in June. The weekend is full of people running awesome waves and trying new things. Don't know if you have what it takes? Don't worry! There will...

CRCO The Northern Beauty – Fond du Lac River

Description The Fond du Lac River in fall can be breath taking. The forest can turn a brilliant oranges and reds under the northern sunshine. You’ll want to stay up well after dark to watch brilliant displays ofnorthern lights. The&nb...

CRCO Boreal Forest Primer – Churchill River

Description The Churchill River is unique in its form. It is a series of lakes joined by rapids or falls. Flowing over the Precambrian Shield, it passes through a forested landscape of rock outcroppings and muskeg. The many lakes makin...

CRCO Castles in the Sand – Athabasca Sand Dunes

Description In the northwest corner of Saskatchewan, along the south shore of Lake Athabasca is an area unique to North America. The Athabasca Sand Dunes boasts the largest area of sand dunes and the biggest sand dunes in Nor...

CRCO Whitewater and Fun – Paull River

Description The Paull River starts about 75 kilometres north from Missinipe. The river follows a southerly course over numerous rapids and a picturesque waterfall and then into the Churchill River. The canoe trip then follows the ...

CRCO Real Wilderness – Porcupine River

Description Located in northeastern Saskatchewan, the Porcupine River is, an unspoiled, clear-water river in a pristine wilderness setting of spectacular beauty. The river flows through numerous rapids, over a number of spectacular fal...

CRCO White Water Instructors Certification Course - Solo and Tandem

Description If you are involved in teaching white water canoeing to friends, students or clients, this is a course for you. We will test your skills and spend time working out the best ways to teach these skills to your students. The course will take...

CRCO Lake Water Instructors Certification Course - Solo and Tandem

Description If you are involved in teaching canoeing to friends, students or clients, this is a course for you. We will test your skills and spend time working out the best ways to teach these skills your students. The course will take place at the C...

CRCO Advanced Canoe Tripping Course

Description Canoe Tripping Level 2 is designed to take you to the next level of Canoe Trip Guiding. It is designed for those who have been on a lot of canoe trips. They have the skills needed to be a canoe trip guide. What they are lacking ...

CRCO Basic/Intermediate Canoe Tripping Course

Description These three days are set up to help you know better how to plan, organize and go on your own canoe trip. Our plan is to set up a base camp on French Lake and do our instruction there. We will work on skills and techniques. Canoe trip scen...

CRCO Advanced White Water Tandem Course

Description This course teaches the skills that competent white water paddlers need in order to reach that next level of canoeing skill. During the course you'll take the maneuvers you learned to do and apply them to much more difficult rapids. You w...

CRCO Advanced White Water Solo Course

Description This course teaches the skills that competent solo white water paddlers need in order to reach that next level of canoeing skill. During the course you'll take the maneuvers you learned to do and apply them to much more difficult rapids. ...

CRCO Basic/Intermediate White Water Tandem Course

Description This course teaches the skills that competent flat-water paddlers need in order to maneuver safely in easy to intermediate level rapids. During the course you'll learn eddy turns, S turns and front ferries, as well as back ferries and sur...

CRCO Basic/Intermediate White Water Solo Course

Description This course teaches the skills that competent flat-water solo paddlers and paddlers who are used to paddling rapids tandem, need in order to manoeuver safely in easy to intermediate level rapids solo. During the course you'll learn eddy t...

Moving Water Intro - July 7-9

Moving Water Intro Tandem or Solo Course Aim - Introducing the skills and techiques necessary for safe travel and enjoyment in Class 1 & 2 Moving Water. This course is a ton of fun as we camp out for 2 nights and spend the days paddling the warm ...

Canoe Tripping Intro - May 26th to 28th

Canoe Tripping Intro Aim - Expanding on the knowledge gained from the Lake and Moving Water programs the Canoe Tripping program offers paddlers the opportunity to increase their skill and knowledge base required for successful trip planning. The...

Canoeing Basic Skills - May 12th

**There are no Canoeing Basic Skills courses scheduled at this time. If you or a group is interested in taking this course, please email Geoff at psgeoff@sasktel.net to discuss scheduling a course. Canoeing Basic Skills Aim - To introduce n...

Lake Canoe Skills Introduction Tandem - May 13th

**There are no Lake Canoe Skills courses scheduled at this time. If you or a group is interested in taking this course, please email Geoff at psgeoff@sasktel.net to discuss scheduling a course. Lake Canoe Skills Introduction Tandem Aim - To intr...