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Explorers Water Activities Activity Badge

Explorers Water Activities Activity Badge

Water Activities badge

View the world from the ocean. Travel down a river. Explore the depths of a lake; and get soaked in the process.

Choose 1 of the following options:

  1. Power boating

    Hold The Scout Association’s Adventurous Activity Personal Permit for Power Boating and meet the requirements for the Royal Yachting Association’s National Powerboat Certificate 2.

  2. Narrow boating

    Hold The Scout Association’s Adventurous Activity Leadership Permit for Narrow Boating and meet the requirements for the Royal Yachting Association’s Inland Water Helmsman Certificate or the Certificate of Community Boat Management.

  3. Kite surfing

    Hold The Scout Association’s Adventurous Activity Personal Permit for Kite Surfing and meet the requirements for the BKSA (British Kite Surfing Association) Level 2.

  4. Windsurfing

    Hold The Scout Association’s Adventurous Activity Personal Permit for Windsurfing and meet the requirements for the RYA (Royal Yachting Association) Youth Windsurfing Scheme Stage Two.

Tips

  • Remember, completing these activities can help Young People earn their Time on the Water Staged Badges.

June 2024.

Requirements can be adapted to suit each young persons abilities. See our guidance on flexibility.

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