Tiger Floats and Boats Adventure: Cub Scout Helps and Ideas

A child in a canoe wearing a PDF and an image of the Floats and Boats Tiger Cub Scout adventure belt loop.

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.

Have fun on the water with these related ideas and resources:

SCOUT Water Safety Chant

This simple chant helps younger Scouts learn the rules for safe aquatics activities.

Water Rescue Methods

Water rescue methods are methods used to rescue someone who is in trouble in the water.

Recycled Raingutter Regatta

In this activity, youth make boats from recycled materials and race them in a gutter.

Safe Swim Defense

Safe Swim Defense provides the steps which a BSA unit must take to safely participate in an activity which involves swimming.

Safety Afloat

Before embarking on a boating activity with your scouts, make sure everyone is aware of the Safety Afloat guidelines.

BSA Video Resource

Sharks and Minnows

This an easy game to play in the water.

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One response to “Tiger Floats and Boats Adventure: Cub Scout Helps and Ideas”

  1. Boat Detailing Near Me Avatar

    This looks like a fun boating activity for kids.

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