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Driving Experience

There are loads of ways that young people can take part in driving activities, from being a passenger in a 4x4 offroad experience to having their first driving lesson in a car.

Who is it suitable for?
Passenger experiences are suitable for all sections so long as relevent laws relating to car seats are followed. For driving experiences where the young person is in control are generally for Scout section and above.

Additional Infrmation
There are local and national organisations who cater for teaching those under the age of 17 to drive.

Scout 4x4 are a national Scout Active Support Unit who provide off-road experiences for members at national and local events.

Badge Links
Explorers Motor Sports Activity Badge

How to run/provide driving experience

There are 2 ways of running Driving Experience in Scouting. These are:

  1. Scout-led activity - running driving experience yourself or using someone else in Scouting

  2. Externally-led activity - running driving experience using an external provider

Factsheets on driving experience

The following activity factsheets are relevant to this activity:

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