Date(s) - 06/20/19 - 06/26/19
This exciting 6 day Adaptive Kayaking Conference will be held at Hidden Valley Resort in Pennsylvania for more than 40 disabled Veterans, VA therapists, and community providers who will volunteer and teach other disabled Veterans.
Collaborating with DSUSA makes this TRR Adapt 2 Achieve Conference possible.
The goals are to:
a. Provide Team River Runner “Pathway to Paddler Instructor” training, certifying at least 10 disabled Veterans
b. Provide American Canoe Association Whitewater Kayaking Instructor Development and Certification Course for at least 10 people
c. Training topics including but not limited to: How to run an Outtasight Clinic for Blind/Visually Impaired participants, Adaptive Equipment and Techniques, Kayak Football Tournaments and TRRBiathlons – How to Get Involved, Building Community Support for Veteran Programs, Team River Runner On the Job Trainee Program, Social Media and Fundraising, Training and Maintaining Volunteers, Safety Scenarios and Risk Management,
Nutrition 101: The art of self care and how to discuss a healthy lifestyle within your chapter, Hidden Injuries: PTSD & TBI and opportunities to utilize these paddlers in leadership roles, Chapter Networking Roundtable, and Best Stretches for Paddlers including seated stretches.
Contact: Dana Larcenaire