Safety Afloat

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Safety Afloat has been developed to promote boating and boating safety and to set standards for safe unit activity afloat. Before a BSA group may engage in an excursion, expedition, or trip on the water (canoe, raft, sailboat, motorboat, rowboat, tube, or other craft), adult leaders for such activity must complete Safety Afloat Training, have a commitment card with them, and be dedicated to full compliance with all nine points of Safety Afloat.
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Safety Afloat has been developed to promote boating and boating safety and to set standards for safe unit activity afloat. Before a BSA group may engage in an excursion, expedition, or trip on the water (canoe, raft, sailboat, motorboat, rowboat, tube, or other craft), adult leaders for such activity must complete Safety Afloat Training, have a commitment card (No. 34242) with them, and be dedicated to full compliance with all nine points of Safety Afloat:
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# Qualified Supervision
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[http://olc.scouting.org/info/saf.html BSA Safety Afloat] - The BSA Online Learning Center has put together an e-learning course for the Safety Afloat program.
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# Physical Fitness
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# Swimming Ability
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# Personal Flotation Equipment
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# Buddy System
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# Skill Proficiency
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# Planning
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# Equipment
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# Discipline
== See also ==
== See also ==
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*[[Safe Swim Defense]]
*[[Safe Swim Defense]]
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*[http://olc.scouting.org/ The BSA Online Learning Center]
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*[http://www.scouting.org/pubs/gss/index.html The Guide to Safe Scouting]
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== External links ==
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*[http://www.scouting.org/HealthandSafety/Aquatics/safety-afloat.aspx Boy Scouts of America: Safety Afloat]
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*[http://olc.scouting.org/info/saf.html BSA Safety Afloat] - The BSA Online Learning Center e-learning course for the Safety Afloat program.
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*[http://www.scouting.org/pubs/gss/gss02.html#b Guide to Safe Scouting: Aquatics Safety]
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Safety Afloat has been developed to promote boating and boating safety and to set standards for safe unit activity afloat. Before a BSA group may engage in an excursion, expedition, or trip on the water (canoe, raft, sailboat, motorboat, rowboat, tube, or other craft), adult leaders for such activity must complete Safety Afloat Training, have a commitment card (No. 34242) with them, and be dedicated to full compliance with all nine points of Safety Afloat:

  1. Qualified Supervision
  2. Physical Fitness
  3. Swimming Ability
  4. Personal Flotation Equipment
  5. Buddy System
  6. Skill Proficiency
  7. Planning
  8. Equipment
  9. Discipline

See also

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