Training - We will not be running any training courses until 2022

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Bell Boating B1 Training and Assessment Permit

This two day course will train and assess candidates to lead Scout groups in bell boating activities.  Permits are restricted to class B1 waters.  Candidates should be aware of all criteria for assessment detailed on the Scout Association website. 

How much? £100 per person. B1 Waters

Buddens - on request, please contact the centre

Lochgoilhead - on request, please contact the centre

Hawkhirst - on request, please contact the centre


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British Canoeing - Bellboat Helm Award

The bell boat helm award is aimed at coaches, youth leaders and others who wish to introduce and develop paddlers on bell boats for recreation and sport. Bell boat helms may operate on sheltered water including to include slow moving rivers and quiet canals, small areas or larger lakes.

Where and when?

Lochgoilhead - on request please contact the centre.

Fordell Firs -  on request please contact the centre.


£150 per person (Fordell Firs) - Cost includes transport to Loch Ore Meadows from Fordell Firs, camping at Fordell Firs (Scout Association members only). Food is not included, so please bring a packed lunch.

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British Canoeing - Paddle Explore Award

Your Explore Award gives you ownership, allowing you to choose where you move next in the world of paddle sport. Working with a coach you will be able to develop a programme that suits what you need.  Learning to make confident choices with this individualised approach.  This award recognises your ability to independently paddle your chosen craft in a sheltered water environment.

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There are no prerequisites or age requirements to start you award today.

How much? £90 members, £120 non-members

Where and when?

Buddens and Hawkhirst please contact the centre.




British Canoeing - Paddlesport Canoe Award

The canoe award is for paddlers looking to develop and progress their canoeing skills or looking for recognition of their existing skills.

Canoe award endorses your skills, judgement and decision making when journeying. You will be confident in planning and undertaking canoe journeys on the water in winds up to force 3 taking place on grade 1 rivers with simple eddy lines.

Where and when?

Lochgoilhead - on request please contact the centre.

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