Swimming Merit Badge 2011

Start Date: Sunday 4/10/2011 1:00pm
End Date: Sunday 4/10/2011 4:00pm
Meeting Point: CERRITOS PARK EAST
Location: Cerritos Park East Swim Center
Forms Needed: Troop permission slip
Cost: Approx . $1.50 - $2.00
Last Date to Signup: Please sign up as soon as possible, space is limited. Signup on the webpage.

Things to bring: 1. Boy Scout Handbook, 2. long LIGHT-WEIGHT pants, 3. long sleeve LIGHT-WEIGHT shirt, and 4. (if they have them): snorkel, mask, fins, and a PFD. 5. Pen, paper, highlighter, 6. the swimming merit badge book, and 7. a blue card - EACH are required.

Requirements

THESE ARE NOT LESSONS

THIS IS A SWIM TEST

SCOUTS MUST KNOW ALL OF THE STROKES: FRONT CRAWL, BACK CRAWL, SIDE STROKE, BREAST STROKE, AND ELEMENTARY BACK STROKE.

Details

We will meet for 30-40 minutes prior to going to the swim center. TIME AND DATE TBD. Each Scout should bring the print out for Swimming Merit Badge from meritbadge.com, to this meeting, as well as a pen, paper, highlighter, the swimming merit badge book, and a blue card - EACH.

For the day of swimming for the badge, boys need to bring: 1. Boy Scout Handbook, 2. long LIGHT-WEIGHT pants, 3. long sleeve LIGHT-WEIGHT shirt, and 4. (if they have them): snorkel, mask, fins, and a PFD.

We then need to set up a date and time to do CPR after performing the swim portions of the test. (TIME and DATE TBD).

We will need parents or much older scout helpers (who know the merit badge requirements) for the day of the swimming testing.

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