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The Canadian Canoe Museum inspires connection, curiosity and new understanding.

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July 2019

Make a Leather-Bound Journal

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Canadian Canoe Museum, 910 Monaghan Rd.
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 5K4 Canada
$130

/**/ This rugged, attractive leather-covered journal is based on a 14th century ledger structure. You will appreciate how this beautiful book’s construction allows the pages to open flat, making it perfect for sketching while sitting on the shore, or writing in at a desk. Once filled with memories, the cover can be detached and a new text block inserted for new journeys. This will become your go-to notebook! Our talented instructor, Stuart Hill is a Canadian bookbinder whose primary interest…

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Adult ORCKA Level 2&3 (Weekend Course)

July 20 @ 9:00 am - July 21 @ 4:00 pm
Canadian Canoe Museum, 910 Monaghan Rd.
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 5K4 Canada
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$225
People Carrying Canoe

This two-day course focuses on intermediate/advanced tandem skill development. Build on the skills introduced in Basic Canoeing Level 1 by refining paddling techniques and performing manoeuvre with more precision. Pre-requisites: ORCKA Level 1, equivalent certification or comparable skills (with permission from the course director). Age 16+ Location will be decided in the week preceding the course.  Either Beavermead Park or The Peterborough Rowing Club.   /**/

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Voyageur Canoe Tour

July 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Peterborough Lift Lock, 353 Hunter St E,
Peterborough, ON K9H 7B5 Canada
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$25
Voyageur Canoe Tour

A chance to enjoy Kawartha summers. /**/

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Voyageur Canoe Tour

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Peterborough Lift Lock, 353 Hunter St E,
Peterborough, ON K9H 7B5 Canada
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$25
Voyageur Canoe Tour with canoe museum flag

Great chance to try something new! /**/

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Boys Kawartha Highlands Canoe Trip – Five Days

July 22 @ 9:00 am - July 26 @ 4:00 pm
Canadian Canoe Museum, 910 Monaghan Rd.
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 5K4 Canada
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$450

Ages 11-13 We take full advantage of having this provincial park in our 'backyard'.  This five-day trip is a great introduction to backcountry camping. /**/

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MUSEUM on the move

In the future, visitors will explore the canoe’s leading role in Canada’s past, present and future alongside the world’s highest hydraulic lift lock on one of the country’s most celebrated waterways.