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== Outcomes ==
 
== Outcomes ==

Latest revision as of 11:02, 12 July 2019


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Under the program revitalization effort of the Canadian Path, this article is no longer be applicable to the current program.
It remains here for reference purposes only.
For information on items replacing this topic, see Aquatic Skills.


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Contents

Outcomes

Cubs learn basic swimming knowledge and skills, with an emphasis on safety.[1]

Requirements

Cub Book page - Swimmer Badge

To earn the Swimmer Badge, hold one of the Canadian Red Cross Swim Kids Level 6 (formerly AquaQuest Level 7) award or the Lifesaving Society Swimmer 4 award, or do the following requirements:

  1. Explain and show how to use the buddy system.
  2. Show how to check a swimming area for possible dangers, such as deep water, rocks and slippery surfaces. (Red Star A3)
  3. Complete all of the following:
    • (a) Tread water in deep water (over your head) for a minimum of 1½ minutes.
    • (b) Enter the water using the front dive (the stride position).
    • (c) Front crawl 25 metres.
    • (d) Back crawl 25 metres.
    • (e) Endurance swim of 50 metres.

Program Suggestions

pre 2011 version

References

  1. Taken from MEASURING SUCCESS - THE SCOUTING WAY