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All activity afloat must be
supervised by a mature and
conscientious adult who
understands and knowingly
accepts responsibility for the
well-being and safety of those
in his or her care
All activity afloat must be
supervised by a mature and
conscientious adult who
understands and knowingly
accepts responsibility for the
well-being and safety of those
in his or her care, and is . . .
trained in . . . Safety Afloat.
. . . That supervisor must be
skilled in the safe operation of
the craft for the specific activity,
knowledgeable in accident
prevention, and prepared for
emergency situations.
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Current Safety Afloat training
At least 15 years old
Submit health review
Complete swimmer test
Section I – Intro to BSA Aquatics
Chapter 1: Qualified Supervision
Chapter 2: BSA Aquatics
Chapter 3: Safety First
Chapter 4: Health Considerations
Chapter 5: Swim Classification Tests
Section III – Boating Skills & Safety
Chapter 12: Safety Afloat
Chapter 13: Personal Flotation Devices
Chapter 14: Cold Water Survival
Chapter 15: Boating Basics
Chapter 16: Canoeing Skills
Chapter 17: Kayaking Skills
Chapter 18: Paddling on Flowing Water
Chapter 19: Whitewater
Chapter 20: Float Trip Preparation
298
• Written exam
43, 270
• Written exam
• Personal-safety skills
• Boat-handling skills
• Group-safety skills
Skill
Components
and
Expectations
23, Ch6
297
Qualified
Supervision
Swimming
Ability
Personal
Health
Review
Life
Jackets
Buddy
System
Skill
Proficiency
Planning
Discipline
Equipment
24, Ch12
• For float trip with 8 Scouts, how many
trained adults over 21 are required?
• Total trained leaders required?
• How many for 25 Scouts?
• How many for 25 Cub Scouts?
144
•Safety Afloat
•Boat operation
•Accident prevention
•Accident response
•What else?
First-Aid training recommended
144
31
•Review histories
•Prepare
•Recent conditions
•Accommodate
33
Is physician approval needed for
all boating activities?
What medical indication absolutely
prohibits boating?
What medical conditions may
limit boating?
Why should medical records be
carried on overnights?
Are unit leaders
allowed to conduct
swim tests?
37
Swimmer requirements?
Nonswimmers & beginners
allowed on float trips?
Nonswimmers & beginners
allowed to paddle?
What’s appropriate for units with a large
percentage of poor swimmers?
144
145
Everyone, all the time!
145
145
auto inflatable
manual
inflatable
vest
type
offshore vest
TYPE I
TYPE II
vest type
flotation aid
paddling jacket
flotation aid
special use
TYPE III
TYPE V
belt pack
inflatable
children's
children’s life
inflatable
jacket
hybrid
mesh camo
float coat
145
145
Minimum training?
145
Training resources?
146
Whitewater Classification
Class II: Novice
Straightforward rapids with wide, clear channels evident without
scouting. Occasional easy maneuvering to miss rocks and mediumsized waves. Unassisted swimmers seldom injured.
146
Whitewater options
146
146
145
• Who?
• Where?
• Transportation?
• Itinerary?
• Gear?
• Contingencies?
148
195
• Learn basics on flat water
• Recognize differences
• Guided practice
NOT
HERE
• Keep unit trips within leaders’ competency
196
61
197
A
A’
62
B
B’
B’
B
62
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