Motorboating Merit Badge

3 classes/2 hours per class     $140/participant

Minimum 6 students; 2 chaperones  Please call for availability, 860-535-9362

Prerequisites: Students must be able to pass the Boy Scouts of America Swim test.
Test will be given at the beginning of the class. This is not a state boating certification class!

Learn aspects of safe boating with a motor boating badge counselor at NESS! This hands-on, on-the-water course is for boy scouts who want to learn how to safely operate a small motorboat and improve their boat handling skills on actual boats. Some activities include:
    • Boarding and assisting others in boarding a boat.
    • Getting under way from dockside or from a beach launch.
    • Stopping and securing the boat in position on the open water using anchors; getting under way.
    • Docking a boat; getting out and assisting others.