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Bell Boating

Bellboating is a fun activity for all ages. The boats can fit between 8-12 people in this stable craft. The boat is constructed of two hulls where the paddlers sit connected with a platform in the middle. The boats are steered by a helm positioned at the back.

How to run/provide bell boating

There are 3 ways of running Bell Boating in Scouting. These are:

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

  2. Externally-led activity - running bell boating using an external provider

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

Useful links

The National Governing Body for bell boating is:

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