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Scouts Lifesaver Activity Badge

Scouts Lifesaver Activity Badge

Develop your Lifesaver decision-making and planning skills. Become primed in understanding how to react in emergency situations.

How to earn your badge:

  1. Explain and, if you can, show how you would carry out a rescue from water using these methods:
    • shout
    • reach
    • throwing a buoyant aid
    • throwing a rope
    • wade.
  2. Reach the standard of one of these:
    1. Royal Lifesaving Society UK (RLSS UK) Rookie Lifeguard Gold Level 1 award
    2. Royal Lifesaving Society UK (RLSS UK) Survive and Save Silver Medallion award
  3. Explain and, if you can, show what you would do if:
    • a person fell through ice
    • a pet fell through ice


January 2015.

Requirements can be adapted to suit each young persons abilities. See our guidance on flexibility.

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