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Camp Alexander Update!

Hey Gang!  We’re two weeks away from going to Camp Alexander!  Any scouts needing a swimmer classification test before camp can do it on Saturday, June 17th, at the Ridge Pool, from 2-3pm.  We’ve reserved a lap lane, so please join us!  The entry fee is only $3.75 per scout, and it’s our understanding the boys can stay and swim after we’re done with the lap lane.

All scouts planning to participate in any lake or pool activities at Camp Alexander needs to do a swim classification test.  To be classified as a swimmer, scouts must swim 75 yards in a strong manner using a breath or crawl stroke, swim 25 yards using an easy restful back stroke. Scouts must include at least one sharp turn and at the end they must finish up by floating to rest.  

To be a beginning swimmer, scouts must ump feet first into water over the head in depth, level off, swim 25 feet on the surface,

stop, turn sharply, resume swimming as before, and return to starting place.

Scouts that don’t complete either swimmer or beginner classifications are classifies as a non-swimmer.

Chris Naber

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