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Snorkelling is underwater swimming using a mask and flippers and breathing through a snorkel.

Who is it suitable for?
All sections

Additional Information
You can find a club or centre on the British Sub Aqua Club website or using the find a provider page on the PADI website.

Badge Links
All sections Time on the Water Staged Activity Badge
Cubs Water Activities Activity Badge
Scouts Adventure Challenge Award, Water Activities Activity Badge

How to run/provide snorkelling

There are 3 ways of running Snorkelling in Scouting. These are:

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

  2. Externally-led activity - running snorkelling using an external provider

  3. Activity for adult groups - running snorkelling for a group entirely of adults

Useful links

The National Governing Body for snorkelling is:

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