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Lifesaving Merit Badge

The main purpose of the Lifesaving merit badge is to prepare Scouts to assist those involved in water accidents, teaching them the basic knowledge of rescue techniques, the skills to perform them, and the judgment to know when and how to act so that they can be prepared for emergencies.

Times Offered

Chippewa Camp

Block A and B

Sioux Camp

Block A and B

White Pine Camp

Block A and B

Older Scout Program

N/A

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Beach

Sioux Camp Location

Beach

White Pine Camp Location

Beach

Older Scout Program Location

N/A

Details

Prerequisites

Requirement 1a - Must have completed Second Class rank 5a through 5d and First Class 6a, 6b, and 6e. Requirement 1b - Be able to swim 400 yards in a strong manner.

Extra Commitments

None

Additional Cost

None

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 8th Grade in the Fall.

More Information

Requirements Not Earned at Camp

All requirements can be earend at camp.

Last Requirement Revision Date

2019

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