Boating in South Australian scouting has a rich tradition through its many Sea Scout groups. While Sea Scout groups typically deliver a strong program emphasis on water based activities, boating activities and events are typically open to all.
Protected coastal areas of South Australia and the Murray River waterways lend themselves well to all kinds of sailing and rowing skill development and journeys.
How to make it happen
Join in some Sea Scout fun
Boating, Rowing and Sailing activities are frequently undertaken by South Australian’s Sea Scout Groups.
Torrens District coordinate various events and activities across the year, most events would welcome any youth members to come and try their boating activities:
Sea Scouts Groups
All these groups are open to guest units, patrols or youth members from other scout groups to join in some of the fun on certain activities – please reach out to the contacts below.
Taperoo Sea Scouts
Northfield Sea Scouts
Prospect Sea Scouts
Fulham Sea Scouts
Somerton Park Sea Scouts
Port Noarlunga Sea Scouts
Goolwa Sea Scouts
Victor Harbour Sea Scouts
Suitable for: All youth members
Seahaven, situated next to the Royal Yacht Squadron at Outer Harbor is the major Scout Association camp site for water activities on the sea, it has a long and distinguished history.
Seahaven can be used for a weekend, or at any time during the week, for groups who want to participate in water based activities. It can also be used just as a campsite if you want a place to stay while you explore the area. There is a nearby train station if you want to travel into Adelaide city.
Location: 6 Bourne-Jones Road, Outer Harbour
Further info: Refer to the Sea Haven Camp Brochure
Additionally an interesting history of Seahaven can be found here
Bookings: Please use this booking form
Costs: Fees are charged at a day rate, please contact the Branch Leader Seahaven regarding fees and conditions
Scouts SA Boating Team
The Boating Team in South Australia holds numerous sailing activities throughout the year, including an annual rowing regatta that is open to all Scout Groups.
Contact: Leader In Charge Boating