Aquatics

The Waterfront is one of the most popular attractions at summer camp. It's also the COOLEST place at Camp Alaflo. While everyone else are at their area, you can be working in the water on the following merit badges: Swimming, Lifesaving, Kayaking, Canoeing, Rowing, or Scuba Diving.

Youth and Adults may have the opportunity to earn the following BSA Aquatic Awards: Mile Swim, Snorkeling, Kayaking, and Scuba. Learn more about BSA Aqautic Awards.

Aquatics Leadership Training Programs

Safe Swim Defense and Safety Afloat training programs are available online at my.scouting.org  and may be offered locally by instructors approved by the council aquatics committee or other council authority.

Aquatics Supervision: Swimming and Water Rescue and Aquatics Supervision: Paddle Craft Safety cover skills needed for Safe Swim Defense and Safety Afloat policies at the unit level. These training courses are provided locally by qualified instructors who are authorized by the local council. 

BSA Aquatics Supervision Manual

BSA Lifeguard provides professional-level training for lifeguards at unit or summer camp swimming activities and is provided locally by qualified instructors who are authorized by the local council.