learned your strokes, right? Now join us and learn how
to improve them! Enjoy games and activities while you
learn. This is not a learn-to-swim class. You must know all
your strokes before you arrive. We will work with you to improve
them and, hopefully, earn the merit badge by demonstrating the
correct stroke and form.
This is a weekend class. Mark your calendar to attend
all day Saturday, and Sunday until noon. (Sunday is optional.).
Class size: 8
What to Bring:
Swimming attire and towel
Shirt, long pants, belt, socks and shoes
that can get wet (everything will)
Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sun block)
Lunch & water bottle
Current medical form
Scouts are required to pass the standard
BSA swim test for swimmer the morning of the class in order
Make sure to bring a Merit Badge blue card
signed by your Unit leader and your Merit Badge book.
- Read and study the entire Swimming Merit Badge pamphlet
and complete the Discussion Requirements
- Practice the 5 basic strokes, freestyle (crawl), breast,
side, elementary back, and back before arriving.
Select the date below on which you'd like to participate. You'll
be taken to that date entry on the Atlanta Area Council calendar.
Note that you may see multiple CAAB programs listed for the
desired date. Select the registration button at the bottom of
May 14, 2016
June 4, 2016
- June 25, 2016
July 16, 2016
- July 30, 2016