Swimming and Water Rescue (SWR) 06/01/2019..
Aquatics Supervision Training: Swimming and Water Rescue (SWR)
What: This is the hands-on, in/on water training for supervisors of any scouting swimming or boating activity. It covers the skills needed to meet Safe Swim Defense and Safety Afloat policies applied at the unit level. This is the training referenced in BSA’s Safe Swim Defense and Safety Afloat guidelines. The training consists of a classroom portion and water sessions.
Safe Swim Defense (available online at https://my.scouting.org)
The Swimming and Water Rescue course has 4 major components:
1) BSA Swim test
2) Classroom session
3) Written test
4) In-the-water session
Cost: $60 (includes the required course text – Aquatics Supervision No. 34737) $30 if you already have the book.
Who: Older youth (min. 15 years old) and adult leaders.
Where: Camp Snyder.
Aquatics Committee Chair
9190 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland 20814