About The Course
Not sure which water sport you want to pursue, then this day is for you! The one day course lets you try the some of the activities associated watersports i.e. Sailing and PaddleSports
Is It For Me / What Can I Achieve
The day will take you through the elements of the Nautical Skills badges. There is a little bit of theory but most of it will be on the water trying the many water activities on offer.
On arrival, and after a centre briefing, you will be allocated to a group. After a quick chat with your group instructor about the day, the badge and the format of the training it’s on the water for lots of FUN, learning new skills. Feedback on your achievements will be given by your instructor during the activities and at the end of the day, if you have achieved the standard, you will be given a pass slip to say you have passed the requirements for the Basic Nautical Skills Badge. Hand this slip to your section leader who will get your badge to sew onto your uniform
Arrival & Departure
Arrival - 09:15
Departure – 16:45
Ellerton Park Water Activity Centre (Do not follow SAT NAV-use directions given in the joining instructions issued before the event)
There are toilets and changing rooms available..
There is 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 the clothes you need to travel home in. A towel is 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.
Water activities may change due to weather and water conditions.
The Nautical Skills Badge will NOT be presented on the day. You will receive a record card to show your progress.
Please pay immediately, and for group bookings send the participant details.
Maximum number 28. Minimum of 12 by 9th May 2019
|Event date||19 May 2019 9:15am|
|Event End Date||19 May 2019 4:45pm|
|Registration Start Date||12 Nov 2018|
|Cut off date||09 May 2019 4:00pm|
|Location||North Yorkshire Scouts Water Activites Centre|