Aquila District Aquatics Day

August 26, 2017

Lamar High School
3325 Westheimer
10:00 - 4:00 pm

Hosted by Troops 549 and 197

Aquatics Day is an opportunity for Boy Scouts to work on the Swimming or Lifesaving Merit Badge. The size of each class is limited based on the number of volunteers. 


The cost of the event is $5 to cover lunch.

Registration opens in August. 

What to Bring

  • BSA Health and Medical form (for all Scouting events parts A & B)
  • Blue card signed by your Scoutmaster
  • Read the merit badge book ahead of time
  • Bathing suit and towel
  • Goggles, optional
  • $5 cash


Volunteers are needed to help run the event including lifeguards (BSA or Red Cross certified), merit badge counselors, event staff and adults trained in BSA Safe Swim Defense and BSA Aquatics Supervision: Swimming and Water Rescue


Notice!  Please be advised that promotional videotaping/photography may be in progress at any time at an event. Your entrance constitutes your agreement that the council and district has the right to reproduce your likeness in videography/photography for promotion (e.g., publications, internet, newspaper).

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Scouting Safely

Safety is Your Responsibility posterThe BSA's Commitment to Safety is ongoing and we want you to know that the safety of our youth, volunteers, staff, and employees cannot be compromised. BSA Guide to Safe Scouting policies must be followed and all participants must follow youth protection guidelines at all Scouting events. Highlights include:

  • Two-deep leadership on all outings required.  
  • No one-on-one contact between adults and youth members. 
  • The buddy system should be used at all times. 
  • Discipline must be constructive.

Youth Protection Guidelines     Guide to Safe Scouting     Enterprise Risk Management


For more information, contact Bill Folts or Richard Smith.



Aquatics Day Registration Form

For Boy Scouts

Scouts must be able to pass the BSA Swim Test at the event in order to proceed with the class. The Swimming Merit Badge is a prerequisite for the Lifesaving Merit Badge. 

For Adult Volunteers


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