Canada South Outdoors Inc.

 

The following dates will be announced.

 

 

 

Essex County Flatwater/Basic Canoeing CoursesClick here for more program information

This course is designed to improve skills of paddlers from novice to experienced. Manoeuvre your canoe with skill and confidence. Safe canoeing practices, equipment knowledge and resources will give you excellent background to canoe with family and friends.

 

     
Using your own equipment $99.00
All equipment provided $130.00
Individual Instruction (dates to be arranged) $150.00
 

 

Canadian Style Paddling

The ORCKA Canadian Style Paddling 1 course was formerly called ORCKA Lakewater 1.  Read more about ORCKA canoe courses.


This two-day ORCKA course in Windsor is for competent paddlers who want to perfect their skills and enjoy the thrill of canoeing with precision.   Candian Style Paddling is for persons who want to be especially proficient padlers for the fun of it or if the person is looking to be an ORCKA Basic Instructor.  Pre-requisite is ORCKA Basic Certification.  Advanced paddling skills are mastered for more precision.

 

All equipment provided $250.00
 

 

Week-Long Canoe Trips for all Skill Levels

Our Leaders are certified by the Ontario Recreational Canoeing and Kayaking Association as Instructors. All group camping equipment, food, maps and logistics are provided. However, you may use your personal equipment if it is acceptable. Instruction in Canoe Tripping with official recognition is included, if desired, on any trip.

Each trip is priced depending on the time, logistics required and the equipment used.

 

The Historic Mattawa River, North Bay to Mattawa

The Mattawa River is an easy river trip that includes Champlain Provincial Park.  It is the traditional route from Lake Nipissing to the Ottawa River used by the fur traders and native peoples for centuries.

 

All equipment provided

$275

 

French River

Enjoy a week-long outdoor trip on the French River which in one of the best paddling area of Ontario. Navigation, paddling and camping skills are emphasized while enjoying the historic waterway of Champlain and the Voyageur fur traders of long ago.
 

The ORCKA Canoe Tripping 1 certificate is available.
 

All equipment provided

$560

Killarney Provincial Park Back CountryClick here for more program information

Not available in 2011.

 

Join us for our annual breathtakingly beautiful commune with nature at its colourful best the red Maples contrasting with the white quartzite rock of the LaCloche mountain range on the northeastern shore of Georgian Bay. We hike to some exceptional lookouts "above the treeline" where we can see Manitoulin Island and many small lakes below.  The ORCKA Canoe Tripping 1 or 2 Certification is available on this trip.

 

 

Long Weekend Canoe Trips for all Skill Levels

Our Leaders are certified by the Ontario Recreational Canoeing and Kayaking Association as Instructors. All group camping equipment, food, maps and logistics are provided. However, you may use your personal equipment if it is acceptable. Instruction in Canoe Tripping with official recognition is included, if desired, on any trip.

Each trip is priced depending on the time, logistics required and the equipment used.

 

The ORCKA Canoe Tripping 1 or 2 Certification is available on this trip.

Massasauga Provincial Park Long WeekendClick here for more program information

A favourite trip for all paddlers who need a long weekend away from the cares of home. The islands and coastline of Georgian Bay provide an unlimited variety of sheltered waterways and excellent campsites for great swimming and paddling. Perfect for new canoe trippers or experienced paddlers to explore a new provincial park.

 

All equipment provided

$275

 

The ORCKA Canoe Tripping 1 or 2 Certification is available on this trip.

 

Voyageur Canoe Day Trips and School Trips

Dates and prices by arrangement.  Events are a minimum of $350.00 for up to 14 people at a time.  Call or email for further details.

 

 

Cross Country Skiing

Call Canada South Outdoors for further information.

 

Other Details

Trippers usually pool their vehicles for travel and share driving expenses.  Price is all inclusive from the put-in to the take-out.
Contact Canada South Outdoors and/or send the following three documents with your $25.00 deposit.

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These documents must be completed and sent to CSO when making a booking.

 

 

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