Swimmer Scout Interest Badge

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Badge requirements

  1. Have passed the Swimming Scoutcraft Badge and be prepared to demonstrate any of those requirements. OR Complete all the requirements for the Swimming Scoutcraft Badge.
  2. Swim 250 metres in any overarm or crawl style
  3. Swim the following using the correct style:
    1. 50 metres backstroke.
    2. 50 metres breaststroke.
    3. 50 metres butterfly.
    4. 50 metres lifesaving kick.
  4. Swim at least one kilometre using any stroke or combination of strokes.
  5. Perform the following dives:
    1. Racing dive from the edge of the pool.
    2. Neat dive from a springboard.
  6. Satisfy the examiner that you are capable of instructing a non-swimmer in the basic principles of swimming.
  7. Explain to the examiner the safety rules and regulations governing swimming in the sea, lakes, dams, and rivers.

Requirements in PDF

See also