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Single Weekend Training Events
Region Office
Phone (02) 9411 4088

Cub & Double Weekend Training Events
Paul Soltau
Phone (02) 9982 1097

Training Event Fees
Single Weekend: $25
Double Weekend: $50
Cub Scout: $15
Payment to be included with your booking.

Booking Form (this is a booking form only, not an application form) 206 KB

Send your completed booking form and payment to:
Single Weekend Training Event Sydney North Region Scouts
2 Ellis St
Chatswood NSW 2067

Application forms will be sent out prior to the event

Cub & Double Weekend Training Events
C/- 20 Westmoreland Avenue
Collaroy NSW 2097

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Related Links
North Harbour Scout Water Base
Branch Water Activities Centre


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 autum, Meeting Nights (in daylight), Day Trips and Weekends

Training Events

The Region provides Flat Water Canoeing training that cater for everyone from Level 1 to Guide. These training events are provided in two formats - just choose the format that suits and interests you the best. As a pre-requisite, all participants must be able to swim 50 metres.

Single Weekend Canoe Training Events

These weekends cater for Scouts, Venturers, Rovers and Leaders. Over the weekend, participants will take part in 8 hours of paddling, stroke technique, a mini-expedition, rescues, capsize drills but most importantly, they'll have a fantastic weekend in the water! Usually canoeing qualifications up to Level 2 are achievable on these training events.

It is preferable for participants to supply canoes, however, canoes can be provided on request to the Leader/Guide prior to the weekend.

Double Weekend Canoe Training Events (North Harbour Water Base)

These double weekend training events are aimed at Scouts and Venturers (who can be accompanied by their Leaders). These training events aim to a Level 2 canoe qualification, for all participants with some able to achieve a Level 3 canoe qualification. The first weekend is held at Manly Dam and covers paddling, stroke technique, rescues, and capsize drills with the second weekend being a Canoe Camp at Lake Macquarie. Participants bring their own lunch for each day of the first weekend, with catering for the second weekend performed on a "Patrol" basis. These courses cost $50 per participant.


For all canoe training evnts, a prerequisite is that participants must be able to swim 50 metres.
 Dates for 2019 are unavailable or have not yet been announced.


Cub Scout Canoe Training Events (North Harbour Water Base)

These training evets are a single day canoe-familiarization course where Cubs can achieve a Level 1 qualification in Canoeing. They are held at Narrabeen Lakes from 8:30am to 4:30 pm. Participants are to bring their own lunch. This training event costs $15 for each participant.


Participants must be able to swim 50 metres.
 Dates for 2019 are unavailable or have not yet been announced.


White Water Canoeing and Kayaking

These training events are available in neighboring regions. See the right hand side of the Contact page for details of other region offices.
 Dates for 2019 are unavailable or have not yet been announced.

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