Do you love kayaking? Can you picture yourself leading a group of paddlers on a coastal tour and getting paid for it? Perhaps you dream of turning your passion for the sport into a career?

If so, you will need to obtain your Maine Guide Sea Kayak license. Our intensive 3 day course will prepare you to pass the required State-administered Sea Kayak Guide examination.

A Sea Kayak License will allow you to lead kayaking trips anywhere in the state of Maine. Your class will be taught by a Registered Maine Seak Kayak Guide and American Canoe Association (ACA) kayak instructor with years of practical experience. A notebook for home study and sample written examinations will reinforce the material covered in class. Mock oral examinations will give you the confidence to successfully pass the oral portions of the test.

The Maine Guide School offer classes throughout the year at convenient located throughout Maine. If you would like to register for one of our courses or have any questions please Send us an E-Mail or give us a call: 207-801-1187 .

The following topics will be covered in the Sea Kayaking Class:

Extensive written and oral testing throughout the course will give you the confidence and knowledge you will need to pass the State Examination. The intensive 3 day class-oriented guide preparation course is designed specifically to prepare experienced kayakers to take both the oral and written portions of the state exam. A significant amount of home-study will also be required.

Cost: $375

Note: This course is not a substitute for on-the-water experience. Testing and licensing fees for the state exam are not included. Participation in the class does not guarantee state certification.

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