This event has been cancelled by the event coordinator.

Event Details

canoe / kayak skills workshop

Sat 28th Mar 2020 (9am) to Sun 29th Mar 2020 (3pm)
Nepean River, Tench Reserve, Jamiesontown NSW 2750
Boat Ramp, Tench Reserve
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Participant - requires equipment ($40.00)
Participant - supplying all own equipment ($10.00)
water activity team (Free)
Open: Fri 14th Feb 2020 (12am)
Close: Fri 13th Mar 2020 (11pm)
Maximum 25 people
Brief Summary:
flatwater Canoe / kayak skills workshop targeted at scout age and over.
E-Permission Activated
Additional Information

2 day workshop on canoe and kayak skills. 


registered will recieve an email with a workbook to take back to their leader


VA Skills – please bring the relevant paperwork


Online workbooks in scout e-learning 

Level 1 & level 2 workbooks for relevant skill (Canoe/kayak or both)

If you bring completed workbooks I can peer review 

Saturday`s program!

 Basic components and skills

 Paddle strokes

 Some water games

 Self and team rescues

 Legal stuff (maritime law)

 Saturday will be spend predominantly in the water not on the water so dress appropriately!

 Sunday Program

 Skill consolidation and a journey!

 Please note the weather forecast and consider the weather coming up to the weekend.

 things which will cause cancellation of the workshop

 Poor air quality from bushfire smoke (Air quality warnings in the region) 

  1. Severe flooding – potential!!
  2. Thunderstorm / lightning!! 
  3. If there is a cancellation to the workshop notification will occur via email at latest on the Thursday evening prior to the event!

Please bring the following:

 Own meals – food is not provided

  1. Dry clothes to change into at the end of the day
  2. Warm water clothes / you may want to consider a wetsuit / long sleeve and long leggings for in the water.
  3. If you have your own life jacket you are welcome to use that.
  4. Water shoes / old shoes / shoes you don’t mind getting wet
  5. Towels to dry off
  6. Hat
  7. Sunscreen (if we are lucky enough to see it) but don’t forget that even with cloud cover you can get sunburnt on the water due to the reflections
  8. Own medication if required
  9. Those suppling own equipment need to bring all own gear (Life jacket / paddle / vessel)
  10. I will have a small first aid kit in the car.

 For the journey

 Dry bag for personal belongings. And above things

 I look forward to meeting you all on Saturday morning!

 If you have any enquiries please feel free to email / text or call however if calling note I may not answer during business hours

 I predominantly only check this email in the evenings.

  Payment is via region office only. money is not accepted at the workshop. payment secures the position at the workshop.


Payment Options
This event is administered by:
GWS Region Office

Once you have submitted your registration, an invoice (summary sheet) will be generated with instructions on how to pay for this event. The following payment options will be available to you:

Cash, Cheque, EFT and Online