Canoeing Merit Badge

Canoeing Practice 9-11am:
March 19; April 9, 23 & 30; May 7, 14, 21; June 4, 11, 18

Canoeing Campouts
April 16; May 30 - Family Camp

REQUIREMENTS can be read here: >

Download a Canoeing MB Worksheet >


Scouts may want to bring or wear the following: rowing gloves (no fingers), hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, chapstick, water, knee pads or towel to kneel on, t-shirt or rash guard, bathing suit, water shoes.

Saturday Canoe Practices at Mother's Beach
(For those Towing Trailers)
Practices run from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at Mother’s Beach, Marina del Rey. The canoes are stored at a county parking lot just south of Bali way and west of the bicycle path. It costs $3 before 9:00 am and $5 after to get into the Mother’s Beach parking lot. The canoe Trailers have 2” tow hook-ups and use a standard 4-wire inline trailer connector. Most auto part stores have adapters to other wiring plugs.

Directions & Map to Mother's Beach:

  1. Lincoln Blvd. or Walgrove Ave. south to Washington Blvd.

  2. Washington Blvd. west into Marina del Rey

  3. Left on Via Marina. Pass the Cheesecake Factory on the left.

  4. Left on Panay Way. Park in the Municipal Lot. You need singles, coins, or credit card. There is no attendant.