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Activation - Saturday 17th June & Sunday 18th June 2023

Activation is a full day event of activities that will be laid on by the County Active Support Units.

The event takes place near Carsington Water and is a one day event. Activities will include rock climbing, sailing, caving, archery & air rifle, geocaching, mountain biking, crate stacking, survival skills & canoeing to name a few. Each Young Person will be able to participate in up to 4 Activity sessions on the day. Activities are allocated based on preferences and the actual availability on the sessions. These cannot be changed on the day.

Bookings for Activation 2023 will open on 1st January 2023!

For any queries, please contact the Activation Team

Pictures from Activation 2018

Further Information

Leaders can book to come along on the day by emailing the Activation Team, but please note that they will be expected to help out on-site (various jobs are available)

Activation is an annual event held, overlooking Carsington Water in Derbyshire, in the early Summer (except in Peak years). Activity Teams from across Derbyshire come together to provide a wide range of Activities for Cub Scouts, Scouts and Explorer Scouts to enjoy.


Any questions, please contact the Activation Team


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For directional instructions and ideas of what to do if you remain locally, click here