Kayak Caledonia can guide you through the BCU/SCA Personal Performance Awards.
WHITE WATER AWARD
This award is designed to develop your ability to apply appropriate decision making skills for a safe day out white water paddling.
Your White Water Award endorses your skill, judgment and decision making to ensure a successful day on rivers up to grade 2. You will be confident in planning and undertaking journeys on moving water with proficient skills to be in control throughout. Your award should be seen as a sound basis for building the experience and knowledge associated with Progressive White Water Award holders.
PROGRESSIVE WHITE WATER AWARD
This award is designed to progress your ability in appropriate decision making and personal paddling skills on white water for a safe day out on grade 3-4 rivers.
Your Progressive White Water Award endorses your judgment, decision making and expertise and requires a good understanding of paddling on grade 3-4 rivers. You should be confident planning and undertaking journeys on a variety of white water rivers. Your confidence should be based upon both proficiency in skills and a broad appreciation of surroundings and environmental context. Your award should be seen as a sound basis for independently building the experience and expertise associated with Advanced White Water Award holders.
ADVANCED WHITE WATER AWARD
This award is designed to advance your white water skills and your ability to make appropriate decisions for safe days out white water paddling on rivers of grade 4-5.
As an Advanced White Water Paddler you will have extensive experience of whitewater rivers. Your experience will include paddling a wide variety of rivers with different flows, volumes and gradients.