Swamp Rat is a canoeing activity run by the Beauraba and Cunningham Districts, where adventurous activities and challenges take place over water. The Scouts do the course by day, and the Venturer Scouts do the course by night.
Appropriate charge certificates must be held by those in charge of the canoe.
What To Bring
‘Happiness’ and your normal overnight camping gear.
Sun protection essentials.
Your Own Canoes.
One Blue Level Water Activity Badge holder required per canoe.
Each canoe must have the following items (contained in a Waterproof container secured to the canoe):
Compass, Bailer, 1st Aid kit in a waterproof container, Large sponge, Emergency repair kit, 10m poly rope (max diam 10mm)
Venturers Only (In addition to the above)
Waterproof torch, Glow sticks (Red and Green attached to the canoe)