Shark Infested Custard

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Patrol Leaders Training Task


2 x rope for river edge
3 small squares of wood


Mark off a 5m “shark infested Custard River” which the teams will have to cross. Anybody or thing that touches the river is eaten by sharks (or people can go back to the start) and a time penalty is incurred. All the team gets are 3 small squares of wood which will ‘float’ on the custard. Using these they must get the whole team to the other side. The task is timed


  • leadership
  • leadership team building
  • logic

Badge Links

  • Skills - Problem solving
  • Teamwork - Team-building