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Hereford & Worcester Scouts - Activate Paddle Sports Evenings

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B61 7ER

Aztec Adventure

Worcester Road

Upton Warren

B61 7ER

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Hereford & Worcester Scouts - Activate Team - Kayaking & Canoeing Tuesday Evenings running from April to July 2019. The evenings are open to any member of Hereford & Worcester Scouts.




On Completing the booking, please would you enter you group details in the following link:

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Paddle Sports Badge.

Stage 1: BCU Start – To complete requires 1 taster session

Stage 2: BCU Paddlepower Passport – To complete requires at least 4 sessions plus a journey on a river, canal or large lake.

Stage 3: BCU Paddlepower Discover – To complete requires at least 12 sessions plus a journey on a river, canal or large lake.


Time on the Water Badge.



Leaders: An Adult must be designated to supervise their groups whilst they are not participating in the activity. i.e. on arrival, getting changed, getting off the water, prior to leaving.

Equipment Required by ALL Participants: Windproof top (Cagoule), Clothes to get wet in (inc footwear – no boots or wellies), dry clothes, towel, warm drink.

Self Led Activity: If you wish to use the lake with your own instructors and equipment. The lake is class B1 water therefore a permit is required to lead the activity. You are responsible for ensuring that you comply with Scout / Guide regulations.

Leader Permit Training: Please contact John Clark if you are interested in obtaining a Canoe or Kayaking Leadership or Personal Permit.

Venue Facilities:

There are on site changing and shower facilities. Please ensure these are left clean after use.

Outline Programme:

6:30 Sort out groups and equipment

7:00 Session Starts

8:00 Get off water

8:15 Return Equipment to Storage & get changed


Swimming Requirement:

Anybody who is not a competent swimmer (50m in light clothing) must inform the coach at the beginning of each session.


Weil’s Disease:

Prior to each session make sure any cuts are covered with a waterproof plaster.

If you feel ill after the session or have any of the following symptoms, call your doctor promptly. The most common early symptoms are high temperature, an influenza-type illness and muscle pains. Let your doctor know that you have been canoeing and may be at risk of Weil’s Disease.

It is important that everybody;

Washes their hands prior to eating or drinking

Has a shower following the activity


Other Activate Events can be found on the County website: https://www.scoutshw.org.uk

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B61 7ER

Aztec Adventure

Worcester Road

Upton Warren

B61 7ER

United Kingdom

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