During a visit to Walt Disney World, scouts will be able to complete these elective requirements while swimming at the resort pool:
- Show that you can put on and fasten a life jacket the correct way.
- Show how to enter the water safely, blow your breath out under the water, and do a prone glide.
- Visit a local pool or public swimming area with your family.
- Explain to your den leader/parent why swimming is good exercise.
- With qualified supervision, jump into water that is at least chest-high, and swim 25 feet or more.
- Demonstrate the front crawl swim stroke to your den or family.
- Demonstrate the precautions you must take before attempting to dive headfirst into the water, and attempt a front surface dive.
- Learn and demonstrate two of the following strokes: crawl, sidestroke, breaststroke, or elementary backstroke.
- Demonstrate how to correctly fasten a life jacket that is the right size for you. Jump into water over your head. Show how the life jacket helps keep your head above water by swimming 25 feet. Get out of the water, remove the life jacket, and hang it where it will dry.
Want a little more Disney magic? Experience the ultimate in Disney World swimming at one of the Disney Water Parks: Typhoon Lagoon or Blizzard Beach.
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