Aquatics Adventure Weekend


 Dates: July 31 - August 2 and September 4-6, 2020


Attention All Campers due to Governor Kemp’s Order each participant both Youth and Adults will need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and have the results in hand when they check in for Aquatics Weekend.


Aquatics Adventure Weekend is held two weekends out of the year at Scoutland. It's a great opportunity to earn aquatic merit badges and spend the weekend on the shores of Lake Lanier. All activities provide advancemnet opportunities. Food is provided for this event, so bring your appetite. The fun and fellowship is like nothing you've experienced! Aquatics weekend is for Venturers, Sea Scouts, and Scouts BSA!


Merit Badges you can earn:

  • Small Boat Sailing
  • Canoe
  • Kayaking
  • Motor Boating- extra fee of $12
  • Water Sports - extra fee of $12
  • Swimming
  • Lifesaving

Aquatic Supervision Training Course: Included with Non-Participation Adult fees

  • Paddle Boarding (Scouts 15 yrs and older or Adults only)
  • Swim/Water Rescue (Scouts 15 yrs and older or Adults only) 



You can take Safe Swim Defense and Safety Alfoat while you are there or you may participate in the New Aquatics Supervisor Courses. A Certified BSA Aquatics Instructor will be on hand to administer Swim Tests, which are good for the whole year (including summer camp). 


Check-In Procedures:

Arriving on Friday:

Please check in at the Administration Building for your campsite assignment. PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE BEFORE 5:30 PM on Friday. After swim checks and checkin please quickly change into dry clothes and move to Cleveland Hall for Session 1. ALL HANDS are required to attend.

Arriving on Saturday:

If you are attending on Saturday only check-in will begin at 8:00 am. Breakfast will be served at 7:30 am. Please complete your Safe Swim Defense and Safety Alfoat training online at before attending on Saturday and bring your certificates with you. If your youth has completed the swim test please bring paperwork with you also. Classes on Saturday start at 9:00 am. 


Forms check list for Units:

  • Unit Roster if attending as a Troop or Crew
  • Unit Insurance 
  • Merit Badge Pamphlet
  • BSA Lifeguard Application
  • Medical Form Parts A and B


What to Bring:

  • Swim Shorts
  • Females must wear one-piece bathing suits
  • Scout Uniform
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sun Glasses
  • Pencil/Pen
  • Writing Pad
  • Scout Handbook
  • Merit Badge Pamphlet
  • BSA Medical Forms
  • Sandals or Flip Flops
  • Hiking Boots or Comfortable Hiking Shoes
  • Toiletries
  • Water Bottle
  • Towel
  • Extra Towel
  • Camp Chair
  • Sleeping Bag/Pillow
  • Tents/ Dining Fly



$45.00 per Scout

$20.00 for Non-participating Adults

$12.00 additional fee per Scout participating in Motorboating or Water Sports.




  • Aquatics Adventure Weekend 1
    July 31, 2020 to August 02

  • Aquatics Adventure Weekend 2
    September 04, 2020 to September 06

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File Name Description
2020 Aquatics Weekend For more infomation see our Flyer! Download
Leaders Guide AAW Check out the Leader Guide for Aquatics Adventure Weekend to find the schedule and what to bring. Download
Medical Form A and B Don't froget to bring your Medical Forms to Aquatics Weekend! Download
Program Schedule Download