Fri, 16 Aug 1996 23:41:41 -0400
On Thu, 15 Aug 1996, Bob Robinson wrote:
> We have some scouts interested in SCUBA.
> Has there been any discussion about a Scuba
> Merit Badge. What are any policies around diving
> other that Safe Swim, etc.
Currently there is a special award called Snorkeling BSA. Since SCUBA is a
more advanced form of this type of swimming, I don't think the BSA would
make it into a merit badge as long as snorkeling has special award status.
(Just personal opinion -- you never know).
In the mean time, many summer camps offer SCUBA programs. For information
on the program available in this council, visit the Atlanta Area Council
Scout Reservation Web Page at:
Michael Kauffmann firstname.lastname@example.org
Wood Badge 92-35 http://www.cris.com/~optimist/
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