Patrol Representatives Various
25-yards swim-contestants (one from each patrol) line up. On
signal, they jump into the water and swim 25 yards to the goal.
Patrol Swim Relay-Patrols line up in relay formation
on dock. The first Scout swims to float and back to touch off the second
Scout, and so on.
Shirt Rescue -Two entries from each patrol. One boy swims
out 30 feet, and remains there to be rescued. The rescuer jumps in the
water with a shirt in his mouth, swims out, throws end of the shirt to
victim, and pulls him to shore.
Hands-up Race - Contestants line up in water. At signal,
Scouts swim a designated distance with both hands above water, using only
legs and feet for propulsion. The first Scout over the line wins.
Initiative Race - Have Scouts race back and forth between two points a
certain number of times, using a different stroke each time: crawl, breast,
back, side, and so on.
Towel Race - Scouts race between two points, with each contestant holding
a dry towel in one uplifted hand. The towel must be dry at the finish.
Ball Race - Each contestant carries a table tennis ball
between his knees. If he loses it, he must replace it before continuing.