Lifesaver Activity Badge

To earn the Lifesaver Activity Badge you must complete the following:

  1. Demonstrate and explain how to perform a rescue using shout and reach, a buoyancy aid, a throw-line, a rope, wading, tow with an aid, clothing tow, and a support line
  2. Reach the standard for either the RLSS UK Survive and Save Silver for the Medallion award or the RLSS UK Survive and Save Gold for the Medallion award
  3. Explain and, where possible, demonstrate methods of rescue used in cases of failing through ice, a house fire, gas poisoning, a car accident, and contact with live electrics


Where applicable, badge requirements may be adapted or altered according to the abilities of a young person. Scout Association rules for adjustment can be found in the Policy and Approach article at the Scout Association website.