Training Courses

Canoe Whitewater

The canoe whitewater course is designed to build on your flatwater skills and take you to the next level.

The whitewater course includes skill development, tuition, swift water rescue, and on on-water practice across a range of Grade 2 Victorian Rivers. Please note the location of all trips may change due to water level, water quality.

You must be able to swim 50m with clothes on while wearing a PFD. The course is open to Scouts, Venturers, Rovers and Leaders. Please refer to the booking sheets from the Canoe Team for clothing and equipment requirements.

Please note if you cannot swim you are not permitted to participate.

Most trips involve either base camping or camping our of your boat.


Cost

$TBA, payable at registration but is being developed for the 2019 season.

We provide the following

  • Canoe
  • Paddle
  • PFD
  • Helmet
  • Safety gear


Kayak Whitewater

The kayak whitewater course is designed to build on your flatwater skills and take you to the next level.

The whitewater course includes skill development, tuition, swift water rescue, and on on-water practice across a range of Grade 2 Victorian Rivers. Please note the location of all trips may change due to water level, water quality.

You must be able to swim 50m with clothes on while wearing a PFD. The course is open to Scouts, Venturers, Rovers and Leaders. Please refer to the booking sheets from the Canoe Team for clothing and equipment requirements.

Please note if you cannot swim you are not permitted to participate.

Most trips involve either base camping or camping our of your boat.


Cost

$TBA, payable at registration but is being developed for the 2019 season.

We provide the following

  • Kayak
  • Spray Deck
  • Paddle
  • PFD
  • Helmet
  • Safety gear


What do you need to bring for Flatwater Canoe and kayak courses?

  • complete change of clothes including shoes and underwear)
  • towel
  • Shoes to wear in the water (no crocs, thongs or open toes sandals)
  • hat
  • bathers
  • wet suit
  • thermals
  • wind-proof jacket
  • drink bottle
  • lunch in dry bag
  • personal first aid kit
  • lip balm
  • sunglasses with lanyard