Canoeing Activity

Description

Introductory session to Canoeing. Starts with shore base school discussing parts of boat, body positioning and safety afloat.

Followed by introductory canoeing on the water.

Duration

1.5 to 2 Hours

Requirements Covered
  • FC-6B – Tell what precautions must be taken for a safe trip afloat.
  • FC-6C – Identify the basic parts of a canoe, kayak, or other boat. Identify the parts of a paddle or an oar.
  • FC-6D – Describe proper body positioning in a watercraft, depending on the type and size of the vessel. Explain the importance of proper body position in the boat.
Related Competition

Canoe Races