Canoeing Activity


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.


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