Scouts and adults must pass the BSA swim test to take part in most aquatics activites. At camp, there is always a buddy board where you check in according to your ability level. The yards must be completed without stops and must include at least one sharp turn. Rest by floating Long enough to demonstrate ability to rest when exhausted. The boys can be in 1 tent and the adult in another, but the Cub can not sleep in the same tent as an adult who is not his parent. Driving - Rule of 3 - 1 Adult & 2 Boys - 2 Adults & 1 Boy - Both are fine. Not fine - 1 Adult & 1 Boy who is not Adult's son. Posted April 25,
There are definitely Boy Scout patrols without their own discrete adult leadership. In the “model” Boy Scout organizational structure, each patrol should have an Assistant Scoutmaster (“ASM”) assigned to work with the patrol. In the real world, however, this is often not the case. An adult may not drive or be alone in the car with a Scout unless that Scout is their own child. An adult may drive two or more Scouts. Q. Can year-old Scouts transport other Scouts, if so, what are the qualifications for this? A. Yes. Drivers must be .
No adult leader will ever instruct a Scout or a Scout Patrol if there is a competent boy leader available. Most adults don’t mind this too much because they really aren’t teachers at heart. The problem comes when they want to jump in at the end of the session and fill in what the boy leaders “forgot”. Lone Scout Friend and Counselor Each Lone Scout must have an adult 21 years or older who agrees to be the youth’s Lone Scout friend and counselor. It is preferred that this be one of the youth’s own parents, but also might be a minister, teacher, neighbor, or Scouter.
All adults attending camp, regardless of BSA registration status, must complete the BSA’s Youth Protection Training and have current training through the entire term of attendance. In addition, all registered adults must meet current training requirements for their position. This may vary depending upon the council in which they are registered. Overnight camping by Lion, Tiger, Wolf, or Bear Cub Scouts as dens is prohibited. Webelos dens may participate in overnight camping. Lions, with their adult partner, may participate in child-parent excursions, pack overnighters, and council-organized family camping.