The American Canoe Association (ACA) is a member based, national nonprofit organization serving the broader paddling public by providing education related to all aspects of paddling; stewardship support to help protect paddling environments; and sanctioning of programs and events to promote paddlesport competition and recreation (aka FUN!).
ASHI is managed by the Health & Safety Institute, a world leader in emergency response, care, and safety training. Landmark Learning is an authorized Training Center providing Basic Life Support certification programs to the outdoor industry and the community of Jackson County, NC.
Mingai is a nonprofit organization and an affiliate of Landmark Learning and NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute that provides Wilderness First Aid training in Ecuador. Mingai is commited to the instruction of individuals capable of establishing leadership and aiding emergency assistance. They organize trainings and projects on environmental management for the continued welfare and ecological benefit of all the Ecuadorian population.
Our certified EMT instructors are both healthcare professionals and trained educators who work regularly with patients in emergency settings. As a result, they have a special talent for bringing reality into an active learning environment - with small, intimate classes to assure you get the personal attention you deserve.
The Starfish Aquatics Institute and the American Safety & Health Institute have formed a collaborative partnership to become the premier resource for professional aquatic safety programs, lifeguard training, and related services. Comprised of a nationwide network of experienced aquatic professionals, the Starfish Aquatics Institute provides programs, training and service with the goal of Saving Lives One At A Time