Floats and Boats is one of the Tiger elective adventures. For this adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn about boats, swimming, and water safety.
Tiger Cub Scouts will learn the SCOUT acronym to stay safe on the water. They learn the importance of the buddy system and how to help a friend who is having trouble. They also learn about different types of boats and PFDs.
Tiger Floats and Boats Adventure
- SCOUT Water Safety Chant
- Water Rescue Methods
- Recycled Raingutter Regatta
- Safe Swim Defense
- Safety Afloat
- BSA Video Resource
- Sharks and Minnows
Have fun on the water with these related ideas and resources:
This simple chant helps younger Scouts learn the rules for safe aquatics activities.
Water rescue methods are methods used to rescue someone who is in trouble in the water.
In this activity, youth make boats from recycled materials and race them in a gutter.
Safe Swim Defense provides the steps which a BSA unit must take to safely participate in an activity which involves swimming.
Before embarking on a boating activity with your scouts, make sure everyone is aware of the Safety Afloat guidelines.