Aquatics Adventure Weekend


Weekend #1 July 29th - July 31st, 2022

Weekend #2 September 2nd - 4th, 2022


Registration will open Spring of 2022! Keep Checking with US!


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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 advancement 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/Paddle Craft Safety (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 Afloat 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 6:00 PM on Friday. 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.

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 Afloat training online at before attending on Saturday and bring your certificates with you. For a how to guide please click here! If your youth has completed the swim test please bring paperwork with you also to show where they have complete the swim test this year. 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
  • 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 Adults

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


To learn how to Print Blue Cards after completing Aquatics Weekend please click here


File Name Description
2021 Aquatics Weekend Flyer For more infomation see our Flyer! Download
Aquatics Training Guide Download
How to Print Blue Cards after Aquatics Weekend A helpful step by step guide for printing Blue Cards 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