Water Activities Programme  

Various courses may be found on the Course Booking website using the BookWhen system at Suffolk Scouts Courses.
Individual links are shown below (added 17-Oct-21) and are COVID dependent.
Date Times Audience Event / Training for permit Location Booking Link
2 Apr 2022 10.00am-4.00pm Aged 14 and over Scout Bell Boat permit course Lackford Lake


3 Apr 2022 10.00am-2.00pm Aged 14 and over Top-up day for full British Canoeing Bell Boat Helm certificate Little Ouse, Brandon https://bookwhen.com/suffolktraining/e/ev-sbic-20220403093000
23 Apr 2022 8.00am-5.00pm Aged 14 and over Foundation Safety and Rescue Training

Oulton Broad


14/15 May 2022 9.00am-5.00pm Aged 14 and over Paddlesport Instructor Course Mildenhall


21 May 2022 10.00am-3.00pm Aged 14 and over Rafting training Lackford https://bookwhen.com/suffolktraining/e/ev-snza-20220521100000
4 Jun 2022 9.30am-12.00noon Permit holders Inclusion in water activities on-the-water workshop Oulton Broad https://bookwhen.com/suffolktraining/e/ev-siks-20220604093000
23 Jun 2022 7.00-9.00pm Aged 14 and over Part 1: Preparation evening for canoe, kayak & SUP permit assessment day Zoom https://bookwhen.com/suffolktraining/e/ev-sfcx-20220716090000
1-3 Jul 2022 Weekend Scouts & Explorers Wet Weekend Ramsholt Booking information circulated in March 2022
16 Jul 2022 9.00-5.00pm Aged 14 and over Part 2: Canoe, kayak & SUP permit assessment day TBC https://bookwhen.com/suffolktraining/e/ev-sfcx-20220716090000
11-15 Aug 2022 3 days Scouts & Explorers Suffolk Punch Hallowtree https://punch.website
10 Sep 2022 10.00-3.00pm Adults SUP skills for adults Sudbury https://bookwhen.com/suffolktraining/e/ev-sdby-20220910100000
24 Sep 2022 9.00am-4.00pm Scouts Scout & Guide Thorpeness Meare Day Thorpeness Meare Booking information circulated in May 2022


Water Activity Assessors:  can be obtained from the MAPS.


Safety and Stand Up Paddleboard Leashes

As part of British Canoeing’s continual work to raise safety awareness for anyone paddling a Stand Up Paddleboard, British Canoeing Awarding Body, alongside the SUP Technical Group, have produced a short instruction video.

The video includes the different leashes available, quick release systems, use of buoyancy aids and additional safety equipment for consideration.


Expedition & Activity Details

TBA - when details are available they will be posted here.

Expedition Reports (log-in required to download reports)

Ardeche Expedtion 2016