The new Cub Scout program introduces the SCOUT water safety chant. This helps younger Scouts learn the rules for safe aquatics activities.
Tiger Elective Adventure: Floats and Boats
For the Floats and Boats adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn boats, swimming, and water safety.
Safe Swim Defense provides the steps which a BSA unit must take to safely participate in an activity which involves swimming.
Since I am focusing on an aquatics theme this month, I thought I’d post about water rescue methods. These are methods used to rescue someone who is in trouble in the water. You will see these methods throughout the BSA programs from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts to Venturing.
Before embarking on a boating activity with your scouts, make sure everyone is aware of the Safety Afloat guidelines.