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Watersports and Aquatics Merit Badge Camp - and - BSA Lifeguard Weeks


Watersports and Aquatics Merit Badge Camp

July 3-9, 2011 at SR2

Boy Scouts age 13 & older can earn 4 - 6 aquatics Merit Badges: Sailing, Motorboating, Watersports (wakeboarding and water skiing), Lifesaving, Rowing, Canoeing, plus the Kayaking, Board Sailing, & Snorkeling BSA Awards. Participants will meet daily with the Program Director and Aquatics Director to review their progress.
Watersports and Aquatics Merit Badge Camp Registration Form

Merit Badges and Classes Included (other MB's can be taken)

Small Boat Sailing MB Board Sailing BSA Award
Motorboating MB Snorkeling BSA Award
Watersports MB (skiing & wakeboarding) Kayaking BSA Award
Canoeing MB  
Rowing MB  
Lifesaving MB  

Attendance requirements

Watersports and Aquatics Merit Badge Camp participants must be registered Boy Scouts at least 13 years of age on or before date of arrival. All participants should have Swimming Merit Badge and must complete the BSA swimmers test.

Cost

Register by April 30: Register after April 30
 - Longhorn Council $220  - Longhorn Council $235
 - Out of Council   $230  - Out of Council   $245

BSA Lifeguard Weeks

and Adult BSA Lifeguard Instructor Certification Program

Worth Ranch:  June 26 - July 2

Sid Richardson Scout Ranch:  July 3-9

Youth & adults 15 & older can spend a week dedicated to earning BSA Lifeguard. (Scouts may also work on Lifeguard during any week at summer camp at Tahuaya, Worth Ranch, and SR2).  As of 2009, Scouts must be at least 15 years old to enroll in BSA Lifeguard.
BSA Lifeguard Week Registration Form
Youth and adults 16 and older may also work on their certifications for “Swimming and Water Rescue” and “Paddle Craft Safety.”
 

Attendance Requirements

All participants must complete the BSA swimmers test.
Worth Ranch: Registered Boy Scout youth and adults age 15 and older may earn BSA Lifeguard.
Sid Richardson Scout Ranch: Registered Boy Scout and Venturing youth and adults age 15 and older may earn BSA Lifeguard.
 

Costs

Register by April 30: Register after April 30
 - Longhorn Council $220  - Longhorn Council $235
 - Out of Council   $230  - Out of Council   $245
 

Adult BSA Lifeguard Instructor Certification Program

Adults age 21 and older may earn BSA Lifeguard Instructor Certification.  Certification is valid for 5 years. Must show evidence of prior certification and experience as a BSA Lifeguard or equivalent certification with a recognized agency.

Costs

Register by April 30: Register after April 30
 - Longhorn Council $220  - Longhorn Council $235
 - Out of Council   $230  - Out of Council   $245

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