Swimming Merit Badge

The Swimming Merit Badge Guide 2024 at Belk Scout Camp lists the following requirements for Scouts, ages 11 to 17:

• they must pass the BSA Swim Test;

• they must get signatures from the Merit Badge Counselor and turn the card into their Scoutmaster for registration

and awarding;

• Scouts are not permitted to use cell phones on the pool deck or in the changing area;

• before class, they must read the BSA merit badge book or pamphlet;

• tasks include swimming 100 yards in one swim without stopping, a head-first surface dive, and standing headfirst dives.