1st Gordon Scouts joined Killara troop for a weekend of canoeing with SWASH in Woolwich in early February.
Both days were hot and sunny and the Scouts were kept busy practicing paddling, performing rescues and developing their water skills.
Scouts learned about water safety and the theory side of canoeing and this was followed by an assessment test.
Everyone enjoyed the races at the conclusion of the course – paddling backwards had everyone cheering each other on! It was a fabulous weekend and all the Scouts were awarded their level 2 canoeing – well done, good effort by all.
We are looking forward to planning some canoeing trips later this year.