|Aquanaut is discontinued. It has been replaced by Webelos-AoL Elective Adventure: Aquanaut. (See Discontinued awards.)|
The Aquanaut Activity Badge teaches swimming skills and basic water and boat safety.
And do three of these:
- The Safe Swim Defense is in the Aquanaut Worksheet.
1. Jump into water over your head - How to Swim - Backstroke - pp. 85-91
2. Floating - Survival Floating - p. 88
3. Personal Flotation Device - p. 99
4. Surface Dives - Swimming Underwater - p.92
5. Reach, Throw, Row, Go (with animated graphics at the bottom of the page) - pp. 97-98
6. Rowing - p. 98
7. BSA Swim Test - Sidestroke - Breaststroke - Trudgen - Crawl - Backstroke - Floating - Swimming Turns - pp. 85-91
8. Cub Scout Swimming belt loop
- General Resources
- Your handbook is your primary reference. See Swimming Skills for step-by-step instructions and lesson video links.
- See also: Swimming & Lifesaving Merit Badge Pamphlets - Guide to Safe Scouting - Safe Swim Defense - Safety Afloat
- CubRoundtable: Aquanaut 44 page reference guide
- KISMIF: Aquanaut Links
- Bill Smith's Webelos Leader Resources: Aquanaut
- Webelos Roundtable Packet: Aquanaut
- Aquanaut Requirements 1 & 2 are similar to First Class Requirement 9b
- Aquanaut Requirement 5 is similar to Second Class Requirement 7c & First Class Requirement 9c
- Aquanaut Requirement 7 is similar to Second Class Requirement 7b
- Aquanaut is preparing the Scout for the Swimming Merit Badge.
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