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    Does anyone know of a video link that shows the inflating of the pants?

    References are here for finding information on the swimming merit badge requirements

    1. First Aid references in the scout handbook
    1. hypothermia - page 322, 323
    2. dehydration - page 321
    3. heat reactions - heat stroke - page 320
    4. heat emergencies - page 319, 320
    5. muscle cramps - not in the scout manual(?)
    6. stings and bites - page 310 - 313
    7. cuts and scrapes - page 304
    8. spinal injuries - not in the scout manual(?)
    9. hyperventilation - page 314
    2. CPR-related requirements - scout manual page 294 - 297
    a. conditions - page 294, 295
    b. demonstrating - page 296, 297
    3. Swimming descriptions:
    2nd class requirements - 7a, 7b, and 7c are found in the current scout handbook at page 99.
    1st class requirements - 9a is on page 153.
    4. Survival skills - scout manual page 160, 161
    5. Swim Strokes - pages 156, 159
    6. Survival Floats - page 155
    7. Water entry methods - page 103
    8. One of the following:
    a. Snokeling - not discussed in the scout manual
    b. Competitive Swimming - not discussed in the scout manual
    9. Diving into deep water - not discussed
    10. Swimming for health and fitness - see Chapter 15
    a. benefits of aerobic exercise - page 386

    Item 3, Second Class Rank Requirements, are now 8a - 8c.

    I believe Swimming for 2nd Class is now numbered: 8a, 8b, 8c. 7/16/2011 ~~~~ J. Cincy

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