AQUATICS MERIT BADGE COURSES

boy-scotsSCOUT SWIMMING LESSONS

Cub Scouts will learn how to get over fear of water, develop basic swim strokes, and learn water safety skills. The goal of this course is for participants to be able to pass the Boy Scouts of America (B.S.A.) beginner swim test, and be prepared to take the swimming merit badge class.  Please schedule through Rose Kahane rkahane@ymcamissoula.org 30 days in advance.  Must have 5 participants to offer the session.

Fee: $30

BOY SCOUT SWIMMING MERIT BADGE CLASS

This course will take Scouts through the Merit Badge curriculum set forth by the B.S.A. Each Scout will have an opportunity to complete this merit badge throughout the course. It emphasizes proper swim strokes, endurance, and water safety skills. Prerequisite: Be able to pass the B.S.A. Beginner swim test. Please schedule through Rose Kahane rkahane@ymcamissoula.org

Fee: $30

BOY SCOUT LIFESAVING MERIT BADGE COURSE

This course follows the B.S.A. Lifesaving Merit Badge curriculum. We focus on basic water rescues and preventative measures to take while on the water. Scouts should be in relatively good shape due to the amount of physical activity. Prerequisite: Complete the B.S.A. Swimming Merit Badge course and pass the B.S.A. swim test.  Please schedule through Rose Kahane rkahane@ymcamissoula.org

Fee: $30

BOY SCOUT SWIM TEST

Scouts who need to complete the 100-yard swim test can do it at the Y pool! All participants must be an active member of a local boy scout troop and register at the Welcome Center. Please schedule a swim test through Rose Kahane rkahane@ymcamissoula.org

Fee:$5