Find a Pack Bear Cub Elective

Swimming (Cub Scout Pack (BSA))

There is something about this elective that is different from any other. That is this rule: whenever you are working on the Swimming elective, you must have an adult with you who can swim.

  • a Jump feetfirst into water over your head, swim 25 feet on the surface, stop, turn sharply, and swim back.
  • b Swim on your back, the elementary backstroke, for 30 feet.
  • c Rest by floating on your back, using as little motion as possible for at least one minute.
  • d Tell what is meant by the buddy system. Know the basic rules of safe swimming
  • e Do a racing dive from edge of pool and swim 60 feet, using a racing stroke. (You might need to make a turn.)