Scout Dragon Boating Activity Badge -

Scout Dragon Boating Activity Badge

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To purchase this badge you need to fit the following criteria – be a registered Badge Secretary, Section or Assistant Section Leader or a County or District Administrator.

You’ll need to sign in, enter your details plus your membership number in the Scout ID box.

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About this product
  • Type: Woven with merrow border
  • Size: 40mm

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Scout Dragon Boating Activity Badge

Dragon Boating is an exciting water sport. It's a Chinese tradition that goes back over 2,000 years and involves a crew of up to 20! Pull together and work as a team to achieve this badge.

How to earn the badge:

  • Learn the safety rules, capsize drill and the water buddy system.
  • Learn the procedures for loading, numbering off, stopping, bracing the boat, forward and backward paddling.
  • Learn the instructions and commands issued by The Dragon Boat Racing Association.
  • Carry out practice training sessions for a minimum of two hours. Practice a race over a distance of at least 250 metres.
  • Take part in a competitive or timed dragon boat event over a course of at least 250 metres.

Top tips:

You can use a bell boat.

! Young people must check and comply with the activity rules in chapter nine of the Policy, Organisation and Rules and the Adventurous Activity Permit Scheme. 

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