ACA L5  Instructor and IT

Jeff Atkins Kayak FunAfter a successful career as a Park Ranger, Jeff is now retired from public service, but continues to work as an outdoor industry professional. He loves coaching and leading trips. As an Instructor for the NC Outward Bound School, he leads expeditions around several parts of the USA. Jeff also holds several certifications including Wilderness First Responder, Leave No Trace Master Educator, and Coastal Master Naturalist for SC. Paddlesports is his passion and he loves to spread the “infectious” recreation activity to others. He believes in having fun and helping others to expand their confidence and skills by while learning. “There is nothing like the feeling of seeing a person smile because they just did something they didn’t think they could do”.

ACA Certifications & Additional Info

  Canoe, Coastal Kayak, Kayak, Touring/Freestyle Canoe
  Canoe, Coastal Kayak, Kayak, SUP, Touring/Freestyle Canoe


Leave No Trace Master Educator
Wilderness First Responder
SC Lowcountry Master Naturalist26-year veteran park ranger/park manager
Social/Volunteer Organizations
ACA – State Director for South CarolinaSC Nature Based Tourism Association