2018 Carroll Webelos Swim Program


2018 Carroll Webelos Swim Program
Date/Time
Registration Begins
11/11/2017 1:00 AM
Last Day To Register
2/19/2018 11:55 PM
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2018 Carroll District Swim Program
Webelos

The swim program is an opportunity for Webelos to earn the Aquanaut Activity Badge. We will attempt to complete mandatory requirements

Webelos-AoL Elective Adventure: Aquanaut

Complete 1–5 and any two from 6–10. (We will pick)

  1. State the safety precautions you need to take before doing any water activity.
  2. Recognize the purpose and the three classifications of swimming ability groups in Scouting.
  3. Discuss the importance of learning the skills you need to know before going boating.
  4. Explain the meaning of “order of rescue” and demonstrate the reach and throw rescue techniques from land.
  5. Attempt the BSA swimmer test.
  6. Demonstrate the precautions you must take before attempting to dive headfirst into the water, and attempt a front surface dive.
  7. Learn and demonstrate two of the following strokes: crawl, sidestroke, breaststroke, or elementary backstroke.
  8. Invite a member or former member of a lifeguard team, rescue squad, the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, or other armed forces branch who has had swimming and rescue training to your den meeting. Find out what training and other experiences this person has had.
  9. Demonstrate how to correctly fasten a life jacket that is the right size for you. Jump into water over your head. Show how the life jacket keeps your head above water by swimming 25 feet. Get out of the water, remove the life jacket and hang it where it will dry.
  10. If you are a qualified swimmer, select a paddle of the proper size and paddle a canoe with an adult’s supervision.

Where: McDaniel College swimming pool located on Monroe St. extended, just west of Pennsylvania Ave. in Westminster. (Photo Map or Campus Map)

When: All sessions start at 3:00 and end at 5:00 p.m. on the following Saturdays.

  • March 3, 2018
  • March 10, 2018
  • March 24, 2018

Bring: Swim Suit (NO cutoffs) and a towel

Cost: The cost is $10 for each 2 hour session. One session should be sufficient for most Webelos to complete the badge requirements. Pre-payment and preregistration are required before February 4th,, 2017. Payment for the first session attended will be accepted online only, by credit card, EFT (check) or Pay Pal. If more than one session is attended, payment will be collected at the pool. Checks taken to the pool should be made out to Baltimore Area Council, Boy Scouts of America.

There will be no registration at the pool. No Scouts will be allowed into the pool without payment, a signed permission slip, and a completed completed medical form. The permission slip and medical form must be brought to the Webelos' first session at the pool..

Limit: Attendance at each session may be limited to 25 Webelos. Attendees will be asked to indicate a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd choice for which date to attend and will be notified of the date they received. If a session is overbooked, attendees will be given preference by registration date.

Other:

  • Each Webelos or group of Webelos should have an adult present to help if needed, possibly in the water. Parents not assisting are asked to sit in the stands as there is limited room on the pool deck. If any Webelos needs some swimming Instruction, this will be available on a limited basis. A Webelos may want to sign up for additional sessions. This can be done at the pool if a Webelos needs to return to complete the badge.
  • Any questions call jack Lusby at 410-274-4382

Medical Form and Permission Slip

All scouts participating in the swim program MUST bring a signed permission slip and a completed medical form to the first session of their program. Scouts will NOT be permitted to enter the pool if they do not bring both documents. The medical form must include parts A & B.

Medical forms are available herehttp://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/HealthandSafety/ahmr.aspx

Permission Slips may be obtained herehttp://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/19-673.pdf

Contact E-mail
Cost
$10.00 per Participant
Cancellation Policy
If you need to cancel a registration, contact Jack Lusby at jacklusby9@gmail.com or 410-274-4382 to be removed from the schedule. Contact Brad Gilden to arrange a refund.