Paddle Craft Safety Certification

Paddle Craft Safety Certification
Registration Begins
3/19/2024 4:30 PM
Last Day To Register
6/14/2024 5:00 PM
10784 NY-98
Freedom, NY 14065, US
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At Camp Scouthaven - Freedom, NY

Course Prerequisites

- Current Safety Afloat training (can be done online at

- At least 15 years old

- Complete BSA swimmer test prior to event

$12.00 per registrant

Learn how to supervise and safely conduct Paddlecraft situations and trips. Trip planning

education is included!

Each participant should bring:

Bag Lunch

Water Bottle

Signed health history (BSA Form 680-001 A, B1, B2)

Confirmation of current Safety Afloat Training (print certificate from your my.scouting account)

Shoes and appropriate Swimsuit 

Knee pads if desired


Change of clothes – warm clothes

Rain gear



Pen or pencil

Eyeglass strap if needed.


8:30am start - orientation

          morning classroom session

          On water training

Lunch - bring your own bag lunch.

          Out on Crystal Lake in the afternoon

          2:15pm Exam taken.

          2:30pm Session completed.

Any questions - contact Chris Matthewson @ 716-512-6212 -or-

Cancellation Policy
Individuals/Groups that cancel their event registration 14 days or more prior to the event date will receive a refund of the total registration fee less a 15% administrative service charge. No refunds will be given for cancellations made less than 14 days prior to the event date.