Paddle Sport is FUN, EXCITING and EXHILERATING. This is half day event introducing you to the world of Paddle Sport will help to give you the skill and confidence to paddle on flat, sheltered water in a kayak, Standup Paddle Board or a canoe or to develop your paddling. The session will cover paddling activities to progress any existing skills all in a safe relaxed atmosphere. Successful completetion may lead to the gaining of a Scout Stage Paddlesport badge and British Canoeing (BC) Paddle Awards in the future.
Scout Paddlesport Badges - these are split into 4 stages and can be acheived alongside the British Canoeing (BC) awards in Paddlepower/Star Awards and reflect progress from the participants starting level to the highest skill award levels.
Paddle Awards- These awards are split into four progressive levels based on 24 topics which are grouped into Safety Awareness, Paddling Skills, Varied Experiences, and Supporting Knowledge
Therefore, training and assessment will be tackled in both kayaks AND canoes, both as an individual and in tandem craft.
As a Cub or Scout you will start on the path of the BC Paddle Power Scheme.
As an Explorer you will start on the BC Star Award scheme.
If you are a member of the Scout Network or a Leader, then you will undertake the BC Star Awards.
On arrival, and after a centre briefing, you will have a short discussion with your coach about what you want out of the day and the format of the session. Then it's on the water for lots of FUN, learning new skills or refining old. Feedback on your achievements' will be given by your coach at the end of the day with an action plan on where to go next.
Arrival - 09:30
Departure – 12:30
North Yorkshire Scouts Water Activites Centre, Ellerton Park, Nr Catterick. DL10 6AP (Grid Reference SE253982) -Full directions and instructions with joining instructions.
There are toilets at our centre. Currently there are no changing facilities (due to COVID precautions)
There is ample car parking.
You will need at least two sets of clothing to get wet in (clothes made of synthetic material or thermals are best- NO JEANS) and a pair of old trainers together with a set of waterproofs (jacket and trousers) to help keep the wind off as well as your travelling clothes and shoes. A towel is also essential.
Also don't forget a drink and packed lunch- hot and cold water will be available if you need it to make up your drink.
Please bring any logbooks or award books with you on the day so that they can be signed by your instructor to record your progress. If not they are available on the day.
|Event date||26 Sep 2021 9:30am|
|Event End Date||26 Sep 2021 12:30pm|
|Cut off date||12 Sep 2021 11:00pm|
|Location||North Yorkshire Scouts Water Activites Centre|
|Event Categories||Activities for Scouts, Activities for Cubs, Water activities, Activities for Explorer Scouts, Water activities, Activities for Scout Network, Water activities, Water activities, Water activities|