Water Activity Weekend

Scouts Activate Water Activity Weekend 2018 
Upton Warren, Aztec Adventure, Worcester Rd, Bromsgrove B61 7ER
22nd to 24th June 2018

Fully catered training weekend
for Scouts & Guides aged 10 ½ - 18.
Canoe & Kayak – Scout Paddle Sport Staged Badge
Powerboat – Scout Power Coxswain Badge

For more information contact:
Mark Burford on 07976 889 765 or markburford96@gmail.com

All the activities are training courses aimed at improvers who MUST be comfortable ON and IN the water. Buoyancy aids will be worn

Canoe & Kayak. This is a two-day course using the BCU Paddlepower syllabus to work towards the Scout Paddle Sport staged activity badge (Stage 2 up).

Powerboating. This two-day entry level course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to take charge of a powerboat and will follow the RYA Powerboating syllabus. It will be mostly based off site on the River Severn.

Please note we will not be awarding badges but will provide a recommendation as to the level attended for each participant.

Camping. We will be camping at Upton Warren Outdoor Centre; you will need to bring your own tents. Access will be available from 18:00.

Catering. The Activate Team will be catering for all participants and leaders who assist the team. Catering will cover Saturday Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner and Sunday Breakfast & Lunch. Hot and cold drinks will be available from Friday evening.

Leaders are welcome to come along but must be willing to perform a role (on the water, driving, catering, evening activities, etc.)

Participant Cost £50 includes Activities, Camping & Food

Leader Cost £20 includes Camping & Food

Bookings: Applications will only be accepted with the attached form and full payment.

Equipment Required by ALL Participants: Windproof top (Cagoule), Clothes to get wet in (including footwear – no boots or wellies), dry clothes, towel, flask, eating utensils, tent, sleeping bag. Wetsuits are optional.

Other Activate Water Events

Lake Sessions, Tuesday evenings in April 24 – July 17.  Canoe / Kayak Courses aimed at Cubs, Brownies, Scouts, Guides, and Explorer Scouts aged 8 to 18. These sessions are held at Upton Warren. You can also bring your own equipment and run your own sessions. The lake is classified as B1 water; therefore, the activity will need to be led by a permit holder. Changing facilities will be available.

Leader Permit Training. Please contact Mark Burford if you are interested in obtaining a Canoe or Kayaking Leadership or Personal Permit.

Other Activate Events can be found on the Activate website www.activateteam.org.uk or visit our Facebook page.