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BASS – Swimming Level 2  
Please Remember!

Campers are NOT allowed to be in an advanced area until they have passed the entire course and received their achievement card for that level.

I'm ready to swim





Fundamental Aquatic Skills

Gives participants success with fundamental skills.

  • Enter water by stepping or jumping from the side
  • Exit water using ladder, steps, or side
  • Fully submerge and hold breath
  • Bobbing
  • Open eyes underwater and retrieve submerged objects
  • Front, jellyfish, and tuck floats
  • Front and back glides and back float
  • Recover from a front and back float or glide to a vertical position
  • Roll from front to back and back to front
  • Change direction of travel while swimming on front or back
  • Tread water using arm and leg actions
  • Combined arm and leg actions on front and back
  • Finning arm action on back
  • Staying safe around aquatic environments
  • Don’t just pack it, wear your jacket
  • Recognizing an emergency
  • How to call for help
  • Too much sun is no fun
  • Look before you leap
  • Think so you don’t sink
  • Reach or throw, don’t go
  • Think so you don’t sink
  • Think twice before going near cold water or ice
  • Wave, tide or ride, follow the guide

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