Aquatics Adventure Weekend

 Dates: August 2 - 4 and August 30 - September 1 


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 Boy Scouts!


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:

Please check in at the Administration Building for your campsite assignment. PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE BEFORE 6PM. After swim checks and check in please quickly change into dry clothes and move to Cleveland Hall for Session 1 ALL HANDS are required to attend.

Please bring All Forms with you when you check in.

Forms check list:

  • 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 1 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 Motor-boating or Water Sports.




  • 2019 Aquatic Adventure Weekend 2
    August 30, 2019 to September 01

File Name Description
2019 Aquatics Weekend For more infomation see our Flyer! Download
2019 Leaders Guide AAW Check out this years 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