Salmon Run is one of the Bear elective adventures. For the Salmon Run adventure, Bears learn swimming and boating safety rules and then go have fun in the water.
Cub Scouts learn the importance of the buddy system and of lifeguards. They also learn about the rules of boating and why they should wear a PFD. They demonstrate that they have basic swimming abilities and can do simple rescue throws.
Resources for Bear Den Leaders and Parents
The BSA swim test is used to determine ability level so that participants can swim in an area which is appropriate for them.
Water rescue methods are methods used to rescue someone who is in trouble in the water.
This chant helps younger Scouts learn the rules for safe aquatics activities.
This game can be used at your pack pool party or at a meeting focused on swimming skills.