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Time on the Water Staged Activity Badge

Time on the Water Staged Activity Badge

Time on the Water badge

You can collect Time on Water staged badges when you take part in certain water activities.

Meet the requirements relevant to your section.

Complete 50 sessions on the water to earn this badge:

  1. Squirrels

    Each session should last at least 30 minutes. 

  2. Beavers

    Each session should last about 1 hour.

  3. Cubs

    Each session should last around 1 to 2 hours.

  4. Scouts and Explorers

    Each session should last around 2 to 3 hours.

Tips

  • Water activities you've taken part in for previous stages of the badge can be counted towards your total as you move through the sections.
  • Taking part in the following activities counts towards the Time on the Water Staged Activity Badge:

    • Kayaking
    • Canoeing
    • Stand-up paddle boarding
    • Sailing
    • Windsurfing
    • Powerboating
    • Kiteboarding
    • Surfing
    • Yachting
    • Motorcruising
    • Narrowboating
    • Pulling or rowing
    • White water rafting
    • Traditional rafting
    • Paddle boarding
    • Water-skiing

June 2024.

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

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