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TSRA Rendezvous – Cumberland

TSRA - Camp Nakanawa 1084 Camp Nakanawa Rd, Crossville, TN

Several MWA folk are attending this event for the first time.  Join us.  Details on this link, Tennessee Scenic Rivers Association - Rendezvous 2023 ( Payment to Tennessee Scenic Rivers Association (TSRA). It is their annual Rendezvous – a family-friendly paddling celebration and fundraiser at Camp Nakanawa in Crossville, Tennessee. Designed for paddlers and outdoor enthusiasts …

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Tower Grove Park 4257 Northeast Drive, St. Louis, MO

This is a FREE public expo, showcasing the latest outdoor products, services, and resources — plus interactive attractions and demos — all in a festive, family-friendly environment. MWA will have a booth. Volunteers needed during the 2-day event and for setup Thursday, 29th, contact Jo Newbold. Learn more about the event on their website. HOURS & …


Moving Water Practice (weekly)

Meramac River at 141 - Arnold Grove Trailhead 38.547659, -90.495046, Valley Park, MO

Moving Water Training and Practice sessions. Tuesday evenings (rain or shine), 6:00 to 7:30 pm, April 4 through July 26, 2023. These sessions are held on the Meramec River at Hwy 141 in Valley Park, MO.  Meeting location is Arnold Grove Trailhead. At 6:00 we will hit the water and paddle until 7:30, so arrive …

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ACA L4 Whitewater Kayak Instructor Certification

Cinco De Mayo Campground 1042 Hwy H, Farmington, MO

This five-day (40 hours min) course prepares participants to be able to teach and model the paddling skills, technical knowledge, rescue ability, teaching ability, group management, and interpersonal skills needed to teach whitewater kayaking (Class III). Course Prerequisites - include the skills described in the ACA Level 4 Whitewater Kayaking Skills Assessment, which include: A roll …

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ACA L3 & L4 Kayak Instructor Recert

Cinco De Mayo Campground 1042 Hwy H, Farmington, MO

This two-day course completes the requirements by the ACA to be re-certified to teach every 4 years. Reserve your spot below. We will follow up via email for any additional details required to complete your registration. All registrants should be previous ACA L3 or L4 Kayak instructors who have recently expired and have asked for …

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CPR – adult, child, & infant, With Tom Burroughs

National Great Rivers Museum 2 Lock And Dam Way, East Alton, IL

Register Now This three-hour Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification course is an official training in the basic emergency medical procedure against cardiac arrest. The courses teaches people how to execute chest compression with artificial ventilation or an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED).  The goal is to preserve a person's organ/brain function and avoid tissue decompensation until medical …

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Wilderness First Aid Course – MWA & MRWTA

National Great Rivers Museum 2 Lock And Dam Way, East Alton, IL

This two-day course immerses participants in basic wilderness medicine procedures, preparing individuals to take immediate action when an outdoor activity doesn't go as planned and 911 responders are hours away. Time is split between interactive classroom sessions and hands-on field scenarios to prepare participants and help them quickly develop basic backcountry medical care skills. The …

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ACA Swiftwater Rescue

Cinco De Mayo Campground 1042 Hwy H, Farmington, MO

This course is perfect for anyone who uses float streams or whitewater-- we've all seen a canoe wrapped around a tree.  The ACA L4 Swiftwater Rescue workshop teaches recognition and avoidance of common river hazards, execution of self-rescue techniques, and rescue techniques for paddlers in distress. Emphasis is placed both on personal safety and on …

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MWA Buffalo River Trip

Buffalo Outdoor Center 4699 AR 43 Hwy, Ponca, AR

We plan to put in at Ponca and take out at Pruitt (24.6-mile point-to-point).  We cover fewer river miles each day because we want to do a nice hike daily.  We expect it to be class I water with some class II riffles.  Please have experience on moving water. Buffalo Outdoor Center  (BOC) is at the …

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2023 MWA Whitewater Clinic

Silver Mines Campground Highway D, Ironton, MO

See details and link to registration here, Beginner/Intermediate Whitewater Clinic - Missouri Whitewater Association

MWA Spring River trip

This annual trip on the Spring River (northern Arkansas, near Mammoth Spring) includes a fun 5-mile stretch that we run both Saturday & Sunday.  All are welcome. Campsites for sharing are reserved.  A group pot-luck dinner, Mexican-themed,  is planned for Saturday night. This trip is a perfect way to safely practice skills after the MWA Whitewater …

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