This award is designed to develop your ability to apply appropriate decision making skills to an enjoyable and safe day touring in canoes and kayaks.
The award looks to develop awareness of paddling in different water and weather conditions, safety and rescue skills with a focus on Forward paddling and Journeying skills in a range of different boat types.
This activity will include carrying boats around locks and other water features. Personal fitness and the ability to lift and carry a boat needed to participate in activity.
Introduction to paddling skills for an adventurous paddle on touring rivers with a focus on personal paddling skills and techniques and an awareness of the correct clothing and equipment to undertake a safe days paddling on the river.