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Kite surfing

Kite surfing involves being propelled across the water surface on a surf board using a power kite to control speed and direction.

Who is it suitable for?
Scouts, Explorers, Network.

Additional Information
You can get smaller equipment just for young people so that they can learn all the skills they will need to become independent kite boarders.

Badge Links

All Sections Time on the Water Staged Activity Badge
Scouts Water Activities Activity Badge
Explorers Water Activities Activity Badge

How to run/provide kite surfing

There are 3 ways of running Kite surfing in Scouting. These are:

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

  2. Externally-led activity - running kite surfing using an external provider

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

Useful links

The National Governing Body for kite surfing is:

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