Aquatics Adventure Weekend


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

Weekend #2 September 2nd - 4th, 2022


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Aquatics Adventure Weekend is held July 29-31 and September 2-4 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. A Certified BSA Aquatics Instructor will be on hand to administer Swim Tests, which are good for the whole year (including summer camp). Food is provided for this event, so bring your appetite. The fun and fellowship is like nothing you've experienced! Aquatics weekend is for Scouts BSA, Venturers, Sea Scouts.


Merit Badges you can earn:

  • Canoe
  • Kayaking
  • Lifesaving
  • Motor Boating- extra fee of $15
  • Small Boat Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Sports - extra fee of $15


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

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




You can take Safe Swim Defense and Safety Afloat while you are there and you may participate in the Aquatics Supervisor Courses. Adults may also take Paddle boarding/Paddle craft safety and Swim/Water Rescue.


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 please quickly change into dry clothes and move to Cleveland Hall for Session 1. Everyone arriving on Friday is required to attend Friday's training courses.


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 already this year, please bring paperwork with you. If your scout has not had a swim test this year, please be prepared take the swim test after check-in before the start of your merit badge class. Classes start at 9:00 am on Saturday.

Forms check list for Units:

  • Unit Roster if attending as a Troop or Crew
  • Unit Insurance 
  • Merit Badge Pamphlets
  • 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 A and B
  • 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

$15.00 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
2022 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