If you are keen for some outdoor adventure and love the bush, then canyoning is for you.

Canyoning is a traverse through a river canyon, basic canyoning can be “walk-in, walk-out“ with more advanced canyons involving swimming, abseiling or climbing.
 

Who Can Do It?

Venturers, Rovers and Leaders

Canyoning Adventure Weekends

The Canyoning Team head off several times a year on a weekend away in the Blue Mountains canyoning. All you have to do is book in and come along.

Requirements:

  1. If you wish to go vertical canyoning then you should have some abseiling experience (confirmed by your Venturer Leader or Crew Leader).
  2. Have attended a canyoning information evening.

When Can I do This?

Late spring to early autumn depending on conditions. Day trips, weekends.

Qualifications Required:

Intermediate Canyons – Activity must be under the control of a Canyon Guide Intermediate.

Advanced Canyons – Activity must be under the control of a Canyon Guide Advanced.

The Canyoning Team is also more than happy to provide your Group with a Canyon Guide or two to attend your own Canyoning expedition if you do not hold appropriate qualifications.
 

The Canyoning Team can train people to levels:

  • Canyon Safe Participant
  • Canyon Trained Participant Intermediate
  • Canyon Assistant Guide Intermediate
  • Canyon Guide Intermediate
  • Canyon Trained Participant Advanced
  • Canyon Assistant Guide Advanced
  • Canyon Guide Advanced

Canyon Safe Participant

Prerequisites

Canyon Trained Participant & Assistant Guide

Prerequisites

Adventure Weekends and Training Opportunities.

E1 Forms for Workshops

or contact Region Office at sn.region@nsw.scouts.com.au

Please note bookings close two weeks prior to workshop event.

Canyoning weekend adventure fee $50 per participant. An equipment hire fee will apply to other canyoning activities where Region equipment is used.
 

HOW TO BOOK:

1. Pick the workshop you wish to attend.
2. Download the relevant E1 form.
3. Complete the E1 form and attach a cheque for $50 made out to “Scouts Australia” or Direct Deposit Payment (See Below)
4. Email E1 form to (click on link) – Sydney North Region Office
5. Direct Deposit Payment to –
     * Account Name – SSA, NSW Branch, Sydney North Region
     * BSB – 032-000     Account Number – 186745
     * Reference – SURNAME + COURSE NUMBER (see above)
6. Closing dates for each workshop are beside the details above.

Who Can Help Me?

Craig Stanfield, tel  0413 006 281 or  email Craig