Swimming Merit Badge Event

Presented by the Columbia River District

Date:  January 26 and February 2, 2019. The events spans both dates and one registration covers both dates.

Time: 3:00PM to 5:00PM both Saturdays.

This event covers the Swimming Merit Badge, NOT the Lifeguard Merit Badge.

Washington State School for the Blind,
Kennedy Center Pool 
2289 E McLoughlin Blvd.
Vancouver, WA 98661
*The Stenehjem Fitness Center is on the north side of campus on the south side of McLoughlin Blvd.  We will have a lifeguard present for the swims.

$8.00 per scout for mb instruction and swim test..
$4.00 per scout for swim test only (attend either day)
This event will allow a maximum of 70 participants to ensure each participant has time to work on the swim test and merit badge.

Refund Policy
All Reservations are nonrefundable.

Eligible scouts:
•    Scouts who need the BSA Swim Test for Second and First Class advancement or Camp 
•    Scouts who passed the swim test and want to work on the Swimming Merit Badge.

Scouts who already earned the Swimming Merit Badge should not plan to attend unless they simply need to take the BSA swim test for other reasons.

Each scout MUST bring:

  • Permission slip (download below),
  • Filled-out blue Merit Badge card
  • Swim suit
  • Towel
  • Change of clothes
  • BSA Medical Form Parts A and B (download below).
Units that desire quick return of the blue cards should bring an addressed and stamped envelope with the unit leader’s name and address to the event.  Write the unit type and number inside the flap (example: Troop 999).  Other blue cards will be distributed to the Districts for return at Roundtable.

  • Council - Swimming Merit Badge Event
    January 26, 2019

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File Name Description
Medical Form Part A and B Download
Swimming MB Event Permission Slip Download