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Rowing and Sculling

Rowing, and also sculling, are forms of rowing activities which use boats with sliding seats. These are the type of boats to be found in events such as The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race or in the Olympics.

Who is it suitable for?
This activity is suitable for Scout section upwards.

Additional Information
British Rowing have clubs around the UK, find your local club on their website by using the try rowing option.

Badge Links
All Sections Time on the Water Staged Activity Badge

How to run/provide rowing and sculling

There are 3 ways of running Rowing and Sculling in Scouting. These are:

  1. Scout-led activity - running rowing and sculling yourself or using someone else in Scouting

  2. Externally-led activity - running rowing and sculling using an external provider

  3. Activity for adult groups - running rowing and sculling for a group entirely of adults

Useful links

The National Governing Body for rowing and sculling is:

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