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The 2017-2018 Council Calendar can be downloaded HERE.

Boy Scouts of America

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Camp Olmsted's Aquatics

Waterfront



Camp Olmsted's Waterfront (aerial view)


New docks (2005)

       



Waterfront Pictures


Waterskiing

Camp Olmsted's Waterfront

Wakeboarding - Advanced waterskiiers only

Rowing & Motorboating

Another view

Non Swimmer, Beginner & Swimming Instruction

Canoeing

Lifesaving

Buccaneer

Sunfish

A picture is worth a thousand words.



SWIMMING CLASSIFICATION TEST

Here is an explanation of the swimming classifications:

Non-swimmer--

  • No test, or cannot swim a minimum of 50 yards unassisted.

Beginner--
  • Enters the water by jumping in feet first, then swims 25 yards in one direction.
  • Stops, turns and swims 25 yards back to the starting point.
  • This makes a total of 50 yards in water over the swimmer's head.

Swimmer--

  • Enter the water by jumping in feet first.
  • Swim 75 yards, unassisted in a strong manner using one or more of the following strokes, Side Stroke, Breast Stroke, Front Crawl, or Trudgen.
  • Swim 25 yards on the back using a restful stroke.
  • Float for 1 minute.
rowing swimming lifesaving
BSA lifeguard

 

small boat sailing canoeing motorboating waterskiing

Notes:

* - Motorboating and Water-skiing Merit Badges carry a five dollar ($5.00) gasoline fee. The fee is nine dollars ($9.00) if a Scout is taking both badges. Purchase gasoline card at the Trading post and give it to the Waterfront Director.

snorkeling BSA

mile swim BSA boardsailing BSA

Orca

Polar Bear Swim Club Early morning aquatic events that are grrrrrrrrreat!
In order to be a club member, one must complete the entire week's schedule. Sunday through Friday at 6:30 AM.

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