Aquanaut Activity Badge
Do these: Ideas/Helps:
1. Jump into water over your head. Come to the surface and swim 100 feet, at least half of this using a backstroke. Den Meeting Ideas
Aquanaut Activities
2. Stay in the water after the swim and float on your back and your front, and demonstrate survival floating. Aquatics Safety
Safe Swim Defense
3. Put a personal floatation device (PFD) that is the right size for you. Make sure it is properly fastened. Wearing The PFD, jump into water over your head. Show how the PFD keeps your head above water by swimming 25 feet. Get out of the water, remove the PFD, and hang it where it will dry. PFD types

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And do three of these:
4. Do a front surface dive and swim under water for four strokes before returning to the surface. How to teach a child to dive
5. Explain the four basic water rescue methods. Demonstrate reaching and throwing rescues .
6. With an adult on board, show that you know how to handle a rowboat. Rules of small-boat safety
7. Pass the BSA "Swimmer" test:

a.Jump feet-first into water over the head in depth, level off, and begin swimming.

b. Swim 75 yards in a strong manner using one or more of the following strokes: sidestroke, breaststroke, trudgen, or crawl.

c. Then swim 25 yards using an easy, resting backstroke.
After completing the swim, rest by floating.

8. While you are a Webelos Scout, earn the Cub Scout Sports belt loop for swimming. Swimming sports pin
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