29. March 2020 - 9:30 till 12:00
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Argonauts: Dragon Boat Racers | Cabrillo Beach Youth Waterfront Sports Center | Sunday, 29. March 2020

Come join the LA Lone Scouts on their Argonauts Challenge where they will train as a team of Dragon Boat Racers to compete in the 2020 Long Beach Dragon Boat Race.
This is a 4-month committment of 2+workouts a month between March 29 and July 2020.
Exact dates will be shared with the Argonauts only for Youth Protection and Privacy. 
Each workout session is 2-hours.
Maximum Dragon Boat Racers is 18-youth.

Open to Scouts from any BSA Council, regardless of rank or gender, who are (a) at least 12-years old by May 1, 2020 and (b) have earned at least ONE of the following Merit Badges: Swimming, Rowing, Canoeing, or Kayaking.

1) The cost per Scout includes all the workouts during the season, a team t-shirt, racing fees, and the Argonauts Challenge swag.
2) Scouts will bring their BSA Medical Form A+B+C to check in on the First Session.
3) Scouts will wear closed toed and closed heeled shoes that can get wet and muddy - water shoes or old tennis shoes are usually the best - to each and every workout session.
4) Scouts will wear fast drying and protective / aquatics activity attire to each and every workout session they attend.
5) Scouts will bring a water bottle and snack, plus a towel and/or change of clothes, to each and every workout session they attend.
6) Scouts can use this Argonauts Challenge to meet SOME of the requirements for the following BSA merit badges and/or BSA Awards:
(a) Personal Fitness Merit Badge:
Personal Fitness Requirement #7: Outline a comprehensive 12-week physical fitness program using the results of your fitness tests. Be sure your program incorporates the endurance, intensity, and warm-up guidelines discussed in the Personal Fitness merit badge pamphlet. Before beginning your exercises, have the program approved by your counselor and parents.
Personal Fitness Requirement #8: Complete the physical fitness program you outlined in requirement 7. Keep a log of your fitness program activity (how long you exercised; how far you ran, swam, or biked; how many exercise repetitions you completed; your exercise heart rate; etc.). Repeat the aerobic fitness, muscular strength, and flexibility tests every two weeks and record your results. After the 12th week, repeat all of the required activities in each of the three test categories, record your results, and show improvement in each one. For the body composition evaluation, compare and analyze your preprogram and postprogram body composition measurements. Discuss the meaning and benefit of your experience, and describe your long-term plans regarding your personal fitness.
Personal Fitness Requirement #9: Find out about three career opportunities in personal fitness. Pick one and find out the education, training, and experience required for these professions. Discuss what you learned with your counselor, and explain why this profession might interest you.
(b)  National Outdoor Badge for Aquatics Requirement #5: Complete at least 50 hours of any combination of swimming, canoeing, fishing, fly-fishing, kayaking, rowing, scuba, small-boat sailing, stand up paddleboarding, water sports, or whitewater activity under the auspices of the Boy Scouts of America.