Aquatics Training

BSA Paddle Craft Safety Training


BSA Paddle Craft Safety expands Safety Afloat training to include the skills, as well as the knowledge, needed for a unit leader to confidently supervise canoeing or kayaking excursions. Certification is valid for 3 years.

Cost: $30 per person

Classroom instruction. You MUST attend the online session via zoom:

  • Sunday, September 19th, 7:00pm- 8:30pm

In-water Instruction:  Saturday, September 25, 2021, 8am – 2pm. Clear Lake - Tanah Keeta Scout Reservation

What to bring:

  • Health Forms: You must bring a copy of your Annual Health and Medical Record (Part A and B) to the in-person training.
  • COVID-19 Pre-Camp Screening Form found here
  • Lunch/Snacks
  • Pen/Notepad
  • Bug/Sunscreen/Sunglasses 
  • Dry Clothes Daypack / Backpack   
  • Brimmed Hat 
  • Folding Chair
  • Swimsuit
  • Water /Canteen                               
  • Water Shoes (Closed Toe)                 
  • Towels

a. Be age 15 years old or older prior to training
b. Submit written evidence of physical fitness 
c. Complete Safety Afloat training. 
d. Complete the BSA swimmer test.

*Although this training is open to and appropriate for Scouts age 15 or older, preference goes to adults.  Youth should be encouraged to earn Canoeing, Kayaking, and Whitewater merit badges.

This training is open to any registered adult or leader. Space is limited!

For more information contact: Won-Mee Goodman 

  • BSA Paddle Craft Safety 09/25
    September 25, 2021