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Aquatics Training

Capitol Area Council BSA 
Aquatics Supervision
2 Paddle Craft Safety Modules
River Kayaking and Basic Kayaking
Swimming and Water Rescue
Trainings
 
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Paddle Craft Safety Modules – River Kayaking and Basic Kayaking
September 28-29, 2019, San Marcos River
BSA Paddle Craft Safety expands Safety Afloat training to include the skills, as well as the
knowledge, required for a unit leader to assess whether or not they are qualified to supervise a kayaking activity. Persons completing the training will have the opportunity to learn the skills to safely launch, and maneuver a kayak along with planning and rescue techniques.
There are 2 modules of training for kayaking: 1) Basic and 2) River (moving water). The
training modules are open to any registered adult leader, Scout, Varsity, or Venturer, who is
age 15 or older. The Basic Module Paddle Craft Safety is a prerequisite to the River (moving water) Module.
CLICK HERE for more information
CLICK HERE to register
For additional information, contact Dean Woodley at liveoak@texas.net, or Greg Stanton at gstanton66@gmail.com.
Swimming and Water Rescue
September 21, 2019 Lost Pines Scout Reservation, Bastrop
The Capitol Area Council Aquatics Committee is offering a course in Swimming and Water
Rescue.
This course provides leaders with information and in-the-water skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to swimming emergencies during unit swimming activities. It also expands awareness instruction provided by Safe Swim Defense training to include basic water rescue skills.
Successful completion of the Swimming and Water Rescue training will authorize students to conduct the standard BSA swim classification tests.
CLICK HERE for more information
CLICK HERE to register
For additional information, contact Jim Beck at jimbeck@austin.rr.com.

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