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The Sydney North Region Water Activities Team opens the world of water activities to everyone in Sydney North Region and beyond. The Water Activities Team can help all Groups with water-based activities, ranging from experience days for Cubs and Scouts to course qualifications and adventure trips away. All you have to do is ask!
Who can do it?
Canoeing is available to all members, with specific requirements applied to the Joey Section.
When can I do this?
Most suitable during spring to early autumn, meeting nights (in daylight) day trips and weekends.
Single weekend canoe course:
These cater for Scouts, Venturers, Rovers and Leaders. Qualifications up to Level 2 are achievable on these courses. Participants usually provide their own canoes, however canoes can be provided by request to the Course Leader prior to the weekend course.
Group Based weekend courses can also be arranged on demand.
Double weekend canoe course:
These canoe courses are aimed at Scouts and Venturers (who can be accompanied by Leaders). These courses aim to gain a Level 2 canoe qualification for all participants with some able to achieve a Level 3 canoe qualification. Weekend 1 is at Manly Dam and weekend 2 is a camp at Lake Macquarie.
Cub Scout Courses:
The Cub Scout course aims to achieve a Level 1 canoe qualification. This is a one day course at Narrabeen Lakes. ( 8.30am to 4.30pm )
The North Harbour Scout Water Base is Sydney North Region's water base. The base coordinates Region canoeing and sailing activities and courses.
The Water Activities Centre at Woolwich is run by NSW Branch, and can provide specialised training in canoeing, sailing, rowing, and power boating.
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