Scout Focussed Canoe & Kayak Update 2014‏

Scout Focussed Canoe & Kayak Update 2014‏
Saturday 22nd March
On Saturday 22nd March we will be running a Scout Focused Canoe England Coach update at Thames Ditton in Surrey. As in previous years, this event will be focused on supporting adults active in Paddlesports in Scouting.


The aims are to bring together paddlers in order to share best practice and communicate information.
Key details:
Date: Saturday 22nd March 2014.
Location: Warspite Ajax Scout Boating Centre, 19 Ditton Reach, Thames Ditton, Surrey, KT7 0XB
Expected cost: £15 per head, payable in advance, including a packed lunch
Times: 08:45 registration; 17:00 formal finish
Booking procedure: Please register your interest using: KSCC Coach Update Form
We will then formalise bookings and take payment in Mid January.
Please note: We have a limited capacity and previous events have reached that limit, bookings will be taken on a first come, first served basis.
Expected Program:
The details of the program are presently being finalised, but will include:
-Scout Association keynote and information
-Canoe England coach information
-Canoe England Paddlesports Program update
-Safety update
-Coach development
Organising team:
This event will be organised by: Chris Eastbrook (Scout Association Technical Adviser (Kayaking), Surrey Scouts Water Activities Club, Kingston Scout Canoe Club, Warspite Sea Scouts & Ajax Sea Scouts.


Sunday 23rd March
We expect to run a series of on water events on Sunday. Provisionally this is expected to include:


-Kayaking B1 Permit Assessments
-Canoeing B1 Permit Assessments
-A recreational paddle for adults on the Thames
-Permit Moderation meeting


Please indicate whether you are interested using the same form:  On water Assessment and paddling day


We will keep our event website: KSCC Coach Update updated as we go forward.


Many thanks
Chris Eastabrook; UKTA Kayaking
Richard Hunt; GSL, 1st Cuddington (Warspite) Sea Scouts
Chris Hampton Head Coach, Kingston Scouts Canoe Club
On behalf of the organising team.