Included among the most significant and most rewarding accomplishments of the Boy Scouts during its history (in terms of benefiting American citizenry) has been wholehearted support given to the Bicentennial of the US Constitution. The programs and activities of Scouting enables youngsters to understand and value the meaning of (and their responsibility to) the Constitution. Learn More
In this new edition all references to highlight pamphlets were removed, catalog numbers were removed or updated, titles or publications were also updated. Contact information for reaching prospective volunteers was updated to include email address. Art work was changed to reflect new resources. Reference to Exploring was changed to Venturing, and new logo on back cover. Learn More
This four-page pamphlet defines Safe Swim Defense standards which BSA groups are required to use for all swimming activities.
Adult leaders supervising a swimming activity must have completed Safe Swim Defense training within the previous two years.
• Qualified supervision
• Personal health review
• Safe area
• Lifeguard response personnel
• Ability groups
• The buddy system
• Discipline Learn More