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Water Activities

Water Activities Programme 2019/20  (last updated 04-Sep-19)

Key dates for 2019/20  
(last updated 04-Sep-19)

 Note: Attendees must be able to swim 50 metres. If attending 2* training and you have little/no experience, please indicate when booking

Date Times Audience Event/ training for permit Location Booking links
28th March 2020 10.00am-4.00pm Aged 14 and over Scout Bell Boat permit course  Lackford Lake https://www.eventbrite.com/e/scout-bell-boat-permit-course-28th-march-2020-tickets-66746292959 
29th March 2020 10.00am-2.00pm Aged 14 and over Top-up day for full British Canoeing Bell Boat Helm certificate Little Ouse, Brandon https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bc-bell-boat-helm-award-top-up-day-29th-march-2020-meet-at-lackford-lake-tickets-66746437391 
18th April 2020 8.00am-5.00pm Aged 14 and over Foundation Safety and Rescue Training#  Friston Reservoir https://www.eventbrite.com/e/18th-april-2020-foundation-safety-and-rescue-course-tickets-71353114085 
TBC weekend in May 9.00am-5.00pm Aged 14 and over Paddlesports Instructor Course Deben Information to be released as soon as possible
16th May 2020 8.30-4.00pm Aged 14 and over Canoe & kayak permit assessment day Friston Reservoir https://www.eventbrite.com/e/canoe-or-kayak-permit-assessment-day-2020-tickets-71352598543 
6th June 2020 10.00am-3.00pm Aged 14 and over Rafting permit training Waldringfield / Lackford Lake https://www.eventbrite.com/e/6th-june-2020-traditional-rafting-permit-training-day-tickets-71352899443 
3rd-5th July 2020 Weekend Scouts & Explorers Wet Weekend Ramsholt Information out in April 2020- watch your inboxes
8th-16th August 2020 9 days Those of Scout age by 8/8/2020 Ardeche Adventure
2-day descent of the Ardeche gorge in canoes followed by multi-activities (caving, climbing, abseiling, rafting, kayaking etc.)
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20th September 2020 10.00am-3.00pm Over-18s Adults water activity taster day Lackford Lake https://www.eventbrite.com/e/20th-september-2020-at-lackford-lake-water-activities-taster-day-adults-tickets-71354082983 
26th September 2020 9.00am-4.00pm Scouts Scout & Guide Thorpeness Mere Day Thorpeness Mere See information to be circulated

* Existing British Canoeing coaches need this day only for the Helm Award.

# To attend FSRT or Paddlesport Instructor Course you need to have/ be at BC 2* standard (Pre 1/1/2019) or the Paddle Explore Award (Post 1/1/2019)

Attendees need to be able to swim 50 metres

Note: British Canoeing personal performance awards change as of 2/1/2019- the Star awards and PaddlePower scheme have been replaced by three craft-specific progressive introductory awards leading into 15 different personal development pathways.
See the British Canoeing website for more details: 

Water Activity Assessors can be found on the Pathways to Permits page here

Expedition & Activity Details

March 2020 - Aquatic First Aid Level 1 Course - Application

Ardeche Adventure 2020 : 
see above - Event Full - Contact Lucy Waller

Expedition Reports
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Ardeche Expedtion 2016