Scouts Raft Race – Reminder

Date: 15th Jul 2019 Author: Slimer

A quick reminder that the district scouts raft race will be happening tomorrow at the boat house to the rear of Maiden Castle Sports Complex.

TIMINGS

START: 18:30

ON THE WATER: 19:30

FINISH: 20:30

WHERE:

Durham University Boat Club, Maiden Castle, Durham DH1 3SE

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RULES OF THE RACE

  1. The raft should be built and raced by a minimum of four Scouts and a maximum of six Scouts per team.
  2. The raft can be made from any materials, provided by each team. There will be a separate event for rafts made purely from cardboard. All teams must remove all cardboard from the site after the event.
  3. All rafts should be ready to go on the water no later than 19:30.
  4. The raft must be built from scratch.
  5. All team members must wear buoyancy aids and helmets on the water.
  6. Each Troop entered will receive 10 points towards the District Trophy
Scouting provides a second family to lots of young people. It’s a safe place where they can aspire and grow.'
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