Updated February 6, 2023
American Canoe Association Instructors:
To receive reimbursements, ACC members must sign an agreement to lead teach at least 2 times during the 4 years of their certification at an official ACC paddling school and maintain other instructor requirements - ACA and SEIC dues, CPR and First Aid certification appropriate for teaching venue.
ACA Instructor Development Workshop/Instructor Certification Exam: *
L4/L3 - $400
L2 - $250
Instructor Updates * - Up to $150 every four years
Wilderness First Aid course * - Up to $100 every two years
Swiftwater Rescue course * - $100 every two years (SWR is not required for ACA certified instructors, but is highly valued by the ACC)
ACA and SEIC dues - In lieu of direct reimbursement of required dues the ACC will provide a $40 gas card for each school a certified instructor teaches (up to $80 per year - SWWP/SRP)
Reimbursement for Wilderness First Aid and Swiftwater Rescue is dependent on being active ACC Instructor.
For all ACC Members:
CPR - Up to $40 for any CPR class every two years
*We will not reimburse in excess of the course fee
--- Some local chapters of the ACC also provide instructor certification reimbursements. Please check with your local chapter president for more information.---
For reimbursements email a copy of the receipt and certification document to the ACC Education Chair and Treasurer. In-state training providers may bill the ACC directly for the reimbursed portion of ACC member course fees. Contact the Education Chair with any questions.