Staff TrainingsBusiness basics, skill development, & much more
Oregon City TrainingDates
May 13th & 20th
- Schedule one day that best works for you
- 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Oregon City Training
- Learn the ins and outs of the flagship eNRG location including all the logistics, procedures, and systems.
- Meet the direct and manager of eNRG Kayaking as well as some of the guides and store associates you’ll be working with over the summer.
- Get on the Willamette River and get acquainted with your new “office”.
- Trainings will be tailored to your specific responsibilities and projects.
May 28th or 29th
- Schedule one day that works best for you
- 4-6 hour shift
- After learning about how eNRG Kayaking works it’s time to put it into practice during store hours.
- Work side by side with a returning eNRG guide or store associate to get hands on experience and work through the systems with oversight.
- 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
- Meet the other individuals that will be working on our various kids camps over the summer.
- Review the different camps we are offering, how they vary logistically and activity wise.
- Become familiar with the Oregon City shop, West Linn trailer, and corresponding sections of the Willamette River.
ON WATER TRAININGS
ACA L1/L2 Instruction CourseDates
May 21st - 22nd
- About 8 hours a day
American Canoe Association – L1/L2 Kayaking Course
- Topics include technical knowledge of paddling, teaching skills, terminology, personal paddling skills, and safety awareness.
- Spcific ACA curriculum content includes: Introduction to Kayak, Basic River Kayak, Essentials to River Kayaking, and Whitewater Kayak
- 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Swiftwater Awareness Workshop
- This one day workshop is a hands on customized class for recreational kayakers, rafters, and guides who want to hone their swiftwater rescue skills. The day is broken up into a classroom module and an experiential component.
- We will cover rescue theory and hydrology, introducing several different types of ropes and teach the minimalist approach to hardware, knots, and other tools. We will discuss foot entrapments / bow pins, contact rescues, wading rescues, and swimming in rapids.
- Discuss the topics of group management, victim behavior, and preemptive safety.
- Participate in recreated real life scenarios that will test all the knowledge you have learned, and help you build the judgment that will help save lives.