Every Scout will be asked to take a swim test in order to show his current swimming skill. While swim tests will be offered soon after arrival, your troop may find it convenient to perform swim tests prior to camp. Camp Friedlander will accept pre-camp swim classification tests conducted by qualified adults. The Camp Aquatics Director reserves the right to retest all participants to assure that swim standards have been met.

Qualified adults include:

  • Aquatics Instructor, BSA
  • BSA Lifeguard
  • BSA National Camp School Aquatics Supervisor
  • BSA Swimming & Water Rescue
  • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • YMCA Lifeguard
  • School Swim Coach
  • Any conscientious adult who is familiar with basic swimming strokes and who understands and abides by the guidelines of the test.