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Aquatics


Greetings Aquatics Enthusiasts!

Hope that you all had a safe and happy holiday season!  The new year brings with it new projects and new challenges.  We need your help to make things happen.  We are already planning our third Day on the Water event which will be held at the Lake Washington Sailing Club on Saturday, June 6, 2020.  Feedback from the second Day on the Water and suggestions for improvement are encouraged!  Please contact Phil Allen at p.allen5040@sbcglobal.net or Robert Sherry at robertdsherry@gmail.com.

 

Upcoming Events:

  • Any scout needing a swim test certification may take the swim test and get certified at the Sacramento Central YMCA at 2021 W Street, Sacramento (map).  The cost is five dollars and the test will be administered by a YMCA lifeguard during open swim time. Contact Ali Amundson at the YMCA at aamundson@ymcasuperiorcal.org or call the YMCA at (916) 452-9622.

  • National Camp School Aquatics Instructor training.  The GEC still needs trained aquatics instructors so that we can grow our program and comply with BSA national requirements. 

  • Our next meeting is on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at 6:30 PM, at the GEC Office on Commerce Circle (Agenda).


Resources

GEC Aquatic Merit Badge Counselor Training Policy

GEC Merit Badge Counselor Interim Criteria

GEC Aquatics Whitewater Training

Day on the Water Event Planning Guide

BSA National Website

 

GOLDEN EMPIRE COUNCIL
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 929-1417

Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 5:00pm (M-F)
Closed Saturday & Sunday

River City Scout Shop

251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 649-1800

Hours of Operation:
9:00am - 6:00pm (M,T,TR,F)
9:00am - 6:30pm (W)
10:00am - 4:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday

NorCal Scout Shop - Chico

3881 Benatar Way, Suite D
Chico, CA 95928

phone: (530) 809-0400

Hours of Operation:
11:00am - 6:00pm (W-F)
10:00am - 2:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday, Monday & Tuesday

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