Greater Tampa Bay Area Council - 2022 Fall Aquatics Training

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2022 Fall Aquatics Training

Event Details

Aquatic activities can be fun and exciting. But, inadequately supervised, they can also be dangerous. BE PREPARED AND BE TRAINED!

For a Scouting unit to utilize the aquatics facilities at a council property, adults with minimum trainings must be present and coordinating the event.  The minimum trainings can be found at:

To assist with aquatic safety for your unit, the Greater Tampa Bay Area Council’s Aquatics Committee is offering the following programs:

Friday Night - Saturday Afternoon (includes Friday cracker barrel, Saturday breakfast and lunch)

  • Paddle Craft Safety-Canoeing and Kayaking - $30
  • Re-certification in Paddle Craft Safety (not over 6 months expired) - $30

Saturday Night - Sunday Afternoon (includes Saturday cracker barrel, Sunday breakfast)

  • Swimming & Water Rescue - $24
  • Re-certification in Swimming & Water Rescue $24
  • Re-certification for BSA Lifeguard - $38

Dinner is available between courses Saturday night for $8.

Camping is available Friday, Saturday.

Must have current Safety Afloat and Safe Swim Defense certification.  To complete these courses, please go to  You can log in and take the training.  Please bring the completion certificates with you.

COVID Information

Council event attendees, including participants and staff, are required to comply with the Council's current COVID protocols. Failure to do so will result in removal from Council properties and/or events and forfeiture of event registration fees.

All participants must submit a pre-medical event checklist and waiver upon entry, All participants will be health screened upon entry.

All Participants must bring a current BSA Medical form (download here). 

The Greater Tampa Bay Area Council is committed to offer our Scouts fun and quality programs in a safe manner.  We are adhering to the CDC and ACA (American Camp Association) guidelines as well as working closely with local Health Departments to provide a layered mitigation COVID strategy.  Our COVID mitigation strategies are being overseen by the Council Health Supervisor, a board-certified pediatrician.  For a complete and up to date list of our COVID-19 mitigation procedures, please visit:

In the case of a positive COVID result among participants at an event, GTBAC will follow the guidance of the local Health Department, which may include cancellation or closure of the event or facility.

When & Where
Flaming Arrow Scout Reservation
Friday 09-09-2022 12:00 AM ET to
Sunday 09-11-2022 11:59 PM ET
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