Constellation District Boy Scout/Venturer Swim Program - Swimming OR Lifesaving Merit Badge


Constellation District Boy Scout/Venturer Swim Program - Swimming OR Lifesaving Merit Badge
Date/Time
Registration Begins
1/1/2019 12:00 PM
Last Day To Register
2/8/2019 11:55 PM
Location
1001 Eagle Road
Wayne, PA 19087, US
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Constellation District

Boy Scout / Venturer Swim Program -

Swimming OR Lifesaving Merit Badge

At Valley Forge Military Academy (VFMA) 

Valley Forge Military Academy

1001 Eagle Road

Wayne, PA  19087

 

When:          Session 1 – Sunday, 10 February 2019, 5:00-6:30 PM

                     Session 2 – Sunday, 17 February 2019, 5:00-6:30 PM

                     Session 3 – Sunday, 24 February 2019, 5:00-6:30 PM

                     Session 4 – Sunday, 3 March 2019, 5:00-6:30 PM

                     Make-up Session – Sunday, 10 March 2019, 5:00-6:30 PM

Where:         Valley Forge Military Academy Price Hall Indoor Pool

Boy Scouts and Venturers can earn the Swimming or Lifesaving merit badge during our five-session program.  All participants need to be in good physical condition and should be prepared to attend every session.  You will need a bathing suit, towel, change of clothing, and swim goggles if desired.  Be prepared!

ALL Participants are required to bring along to Session 1 a BSA Activity Consent Form signed by a parent or guardian and a Blue Card signed by the Scoutmaster.

Swimming Merit Badge will require the ability to sufficiently demonstrate the breast stroke, side stroke, elementary backstroke, backstroke, and front crawl and to swim 150 yards without resting.  While some swim stroke instruction and practice will be given, this is not a “learn to swim” class.

Lifesaving Merit Badge will require the ability to swim ¼ of a mile for the first requirement of Session 1, and participants should be skilled at the breast stroke and side stroke.  The Swimming merit badge is a prerequisite.

Earning these badges during the winter months will free up valuable time at Summer Camp to pursue other unique opportunities for fun and adventure!

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Cost
$5.00 per Participant

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Copyright © 2017 Cradle of Liberty Council | 1485 Valley Forge Road, Wayne, PA 19087 | 610-688-6900 | colbsa.org