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Senior Canoeist (Baden Powell Service Association Scout Group)

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    PREREQ: Have pass the Canoeist proficiency badge.

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    Demonstrate the ability to swim 100 meters fully dressed.

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    Show skill in paddling a canoe with single paddle at bow, stern, and amidships. Know the precautions to take in rough water, and have knowledge of paddles.

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    Paddle either in a number of short trips or one long trip, a total distance of 50 miles.

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    Know how to paddle a canoe to shore in case of loss of paddle, and, in the event of upsetting, the best methods of keeping afloat.

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