BSA Lifeguard


To recognize Scouts BSA members and Venturers age 15 and older, and adult volunteers who have successfully completed the BSA Lifeguard course and demonstrated the ability to perform each of the skills taught in the course.

Who Can Earn This Award?

Earned by any youth age 15 and older, and by any adult.

How To Get the Award

Offered by local councils as a course.

Supply Item Description & Uniform Placement

Certificate, pocket card, and square patch with yellow border and white ring that says ” BSA Lifeguard” surrounding fleur-de-lis; purchased at Scout shop; not worn on uniform, but on front right side of swimsuit.

Supply/BIN Item Number

Patch, No. 132; pocket card, No. 34260

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