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