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Running over an extended May-long-weekend, Canoe School is a fun weekend of camp, paddle and learning.

First-time or novice paddlers build confidence and skill through our introductory lake canoe tandem course (two sessions available - two days each)

Take it to the next level and learn introductory lake canoe solo; or intermediate lake tandem courses (intermediate can be paired with intro for a four day weekend)

Looking to start canoe tripping? Wilderness Camping will teach you the ins and outs of planning overnight (or multi-overnight) trips and includes an overnight canoe-camping experience.

Maybe you're a guide, a camp counsellor, school teacher or paddle enthusiast? Lake Canoe Tandem Introductory Instructor certifies you as a Paddle Canada instructor keeping you up to date with current paddle teaching practices and giving you access to insurance, and a a wide network of instructors and students.

Canoe school takes place at Manitoba Pioneer Camp on Shoal Lake. Registration fees include room in a cabin and all meals for the weekend.