To gain this badge, Scouts must complete the requirements below:
  1. Understand and explain how you would effect a rescue from water using the following methods: reach, throw, wade, row.
  2. Hold one of the following:
    1. Royal Lifesaving Society UK Rookie Junior Lifesaving
    2. Royal Lifesaving Society UK Lifesaving 3 Award
  3. Explain and where possible demonstrate actions to take in the following cases:
    1. someone falling through ice
    2. house fire
    3. gas leak
    4. car accident
    5. someone who has touched a live wire
    Show an understanding of the risks associated with each action.


If you need help designing alternatives to these requirements for those with special needs please contact the Special Needs Office at Gilwell Park.
Requirement 2a was altered on 04/03/10 to bring into line with the current Royal Lifesaving Society Award Scheme. Requirement 2c was removed as it longer exists.