Mile Swim BSA
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|Mile Swim BSA|
Mile Swim BSA is not a merit badge.
|The Mile Swim BSA requirements were revised effective January 1, 2009.|
Mile Swim BSA requirements
- 1-4: Swimming
- 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
- Aquatic Awards Links
- Unlike most merit badges or other awards, there is no limit to the amount of times a Scout or Scouter may earn this award.
- Be sure you have the proper physical fitness and ability levels before attempting the swim. It is highly advised to complete the Swimming merit badge before attempting the Mile Swim Award.
- Safe Swim Defense
- Classification of Swimming Ability
- Swimming Area
- Water Clarity
- Pool and Surf Swimming