What do I need for sea base?
What do I need for sea base?
What trainings must adults complete to participate at Sea Base? All individuals over the age of 18 must complete Youth Protection Training, BSA Safe Swim, BSA Safety Afloat, and Hazardous Weather Training.
How old do you have to be to go to sea base?
13 years of age
Participants must be 13 years of age prior to their arrival at Sea Base. Participants who would turn 13 during their adventure are not eligible to participate. AGE REQUIREMENTS CANNOT BE RELAXED.
What rank do you have to be to go to Seabase?
13 years of age or completed 8th grade before the trip. Must be a registered member of the BSA. Boy Scouts have the Rank of First Class before the trip. Must pass the Boy Scout Swimming test as a Swimmer.
How long is sea base?
Length of Adventure: 7 days, 6 nights Sea Base is offering an exciting adventure based in Marsh Harbour on Great Abaco Island.
Can you get Eagle Scout without swimming?
No, although it does make sense to complete Second Class requirement 5a and First Class requirement 6b before doing the other requirements.
What do you have to do to pass a swim test?
Swimmers pass this test: Level off and swim 75 yards in a strong manner using one or more of the following strokes: sidestroke, breaststroke, trudgen, or crawl; then swim 25 yards using an easy resting backstroke. The 100 yards must be completed in one swim without stops and must include at least one sharp turn.
What island is sea base on?
Located on Lower Matecumbe Key, Islamorada; Sea Base is a 5 Star PADI IDC Resort and boasts a scuba and snorkeling training complex, a fleet of 5 Newton Dive Vessels, sailing vessels, Dusky power vessels, kayaks and paddleboards, and multiple classrooms.
Is swimming merit badge required for Eagle?
The new requirements focus more on teaching Scouts correct stroke mechanics while continuing to emphasize basic water skills. As you know, Swimming’s an important merit badge because to earn the Eagle Scout Award, a Scout must earn either Swimming, Cycling or Hiking MB.
What are the requirements for a scuba diving merit badge?
The requirement to earn Open Water Diver Certification means the Scout must meet training requirements set by outside agencies and must supplement the material in the merit badge pamphlet with an entry-level scuba diver manual.
Do you have to be a scuba diver to get a BSA?
Completion of Scuba BSA requirements sets the stage for additional training but does not qualify the participant to dive independently, either in confined water or open-water environments. Scuba BSA is not a diver certification.
What do adults have to do to participate in sea base?
Without exception every adult leader participating in a Sea Base program must be registered with the BSA and complete Youth Protection Training, BSA Safe Swim, BSA Safety Afloat, and Hazardous Weather Training. What trainings must adults complete to participate at Sea Base?
What do you need to know about sea base?
Sea Base is a unique Scouting program that offers aquatics programs found nowhere else. Whether your interests lie in sailing, scuba diving, rustic camping on an undeveloped barrier island, fishing or a combination of all, this is the place for your Troop, Crew, Sea Ship or Explorer Post.