Whitewater Leader Education


Reimbursement policy for Active CT AMC Whitewater Trip leader's education:


Trip leaders are encouraged to continue with educational endeavors.


Take a CT AMC Whitewater approved course and get 50% tuition/up to $100 reimbursement off the cost of the course once you have complete leading 3 trips.


This reimbursement is via CT AMC not the training organizations


No more than 2 courses will be approved for reimbursement in one year with approval

No reimbursement will occur till required trips are lead.


Take 1 course and lead 3 trips for approved reimbursement

Take 2 courses and lead 5 trips for approved reimbursement


Take the Wilderness First Aid Class with the CT AMC or approved WFA classes anywhere


Take the Advance First Aid Class anywhere


Take the Wilderness First Responder course anywhere


Advanced 2-Day Swiftwater Rescue Course (taught by Mike Matther)


 Basic 2-Day Swiftwater Rescue Course.

Zoar extends a 20% discount to CT AMC members for any of their scheduled Basic or Advanced Swiftwater Rescue courses.

Members would just need to call Zoar at 1-800-532-7483 to book their spots with that discount.



Take and ACA instructional 3 day program for whitewater


Take the ACA instructional 4 day program for Whitewater


Attend a 5 day instructional skills whitewater kayak program (Ottawa Kayak School, Zoar Outdoors) approved by the whitewater committee


Click here for pre approval and approval forms or contact Dave Shoup