Instructors

 

ANGELA HARDER has spent over 20 years planning and coordinating canoeing and kayaking programs. She started her guiding career leading groups on canoe trips in Minnesota and then was a guide on the Nahanni River in the NWT. Before coming to Aha! Adventures she managed the paddling program at the Outdoor Centre at the University of Calgary. She has spent much of her summers guiding canoe trips in western Canada. She is excited to bring her knowledge to YFBC and develop a tripping program. She is also grateful to have the opportunity to combine her faith in Jesus on the Deep Adventure Trips. Come join Ang on an adventure!!

 

Pursuits and Certification: extended canoe tripping, solo whitewater canoeing, backcountry cooking and XC ski training. Advanced wilderness first aid, Paddle Canada Intermediate Tandem and Solo Instructor, Whitewater Kayak Instructor, Swift Water Rescue, CANSI 3 XC ski instructor

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STEVEN WAPPLE has been tripping all over Western Canada for the past 10 years. He is in his element when he is outdoors and educating people through new experiences. Steven graduated from Thompson Rivers University with an Adventure Guide Diploma and an interdisciplinary degree with a focus on adventure therapy. Since then, he has been a guide, instructor and program coordinator at the Outdoor Centre, University of Calgary. Steven is also dedicated father of two girls, who with his wife Genevieve are already taking them on wilderness adventures. Steven's confident leadership outdoors will encourage you to push yourself to do more than you can imagine. Steven and Angela have been guiding together for the past 10 years and make a great team.

 

Pursuits and Certification: Fly fishing, backcountry cooking, photography, whitewater kayaking and playing Banjo.  Advanced Wilderness First Aid, Paddle Canada Canoe Instructor, Swiftwater Rescue, Whitewater Kayak Instructor, CANSI 2 XC Ski instructor.