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Whether it's passing a swim test or tubing down the Octoraro, the Aquatics department has lots of ways to keep you cool from the summer heat.

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Pool Pictures

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Boating Pictures

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Water Carnival Pictures

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Water Carnival Videos

       
Scoutmaster A. Ray Coe of Troop 31 does a spiral back flop thingy into the Horseshoe pool during the Scoutmaster Diving Competition, reknown for its big splashes and poor form. 
2002 - Contributed by Anonymous  [Contribute Info] 

Water Carnival participants race in the pool.

2002 - Contributed by Alexander Musto  [Contribute Info] 

Some Scouts take part in synchronized swimming during the Water Carnival.

2002 - Contributed by Alexander Musto  [Contribute Info] 

The videographer here gets the sweeping shot of all the audience members at the Water Carnival.

2002 - Contributed by Alexander Musto  [Contribute Info] 

Participants have to grab a ball when the music stops in this watery version of the classic Musical Chairs game.

2002 - Contributed by Alexander Musto  [Contribute Info] 

Lots of adults participate in this judged competition at the water carnival - for style and lack of grace (i.e., biggest splash).

2002 - Contributed by Alexander Musto  [Contribute Info] 

Scouts fight over the "greased pig" - a greased-up watermelon that is surprisingly hard to catch!

2002 - Contributed by Alexander Musto  [Contribute Info] 

A mini-triathlon of swimming, biking and running is in store for the most athletic of Water Carnival participants.

2002 - Contributed by Alexander Musto  [Contribute Info] 

Though not the largest in the world, this water fight does do Camp Horseshoe proud at the Water Carnival. 

2002 - Contributed by Alexander Musto  [Contribute Info] 
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Tubing

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Miscellaneous Pictures

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Miscellaneous Videos

       

The staff covers the elements of PDQBALLS - Physical Fitness, Discipline, Qualified Supervision, Buddy System, Ability Groups, Lifeguard, Lookout and Safe Swim Area.

2005 - Contributed by Anonymous  [Contribute Info] 

Andrew Rettew and others learn the finer points of Canoeing merit badge by taking a few strokes up and down the Octoraro creek.

1995 - Contributed by John B. Rettew III  [Contribute Info] 

A bright sunny day at the Heistand Pool is about as good as it gets.

1995 - Contributed by John B. Rettew III  [Contribute Info] 

The 3 sections of the Heistand Pool Buddy Board.

2005 - Contributed by Anonymous  [Contribute Info] 

Staff hanging out at the pool.

2001 - Contributed by Alexander Musto  [Contribute Info] 

Scouts having fun playing water polo and swimming in the deep end of the pool.

2001 - Contributed by Alexander Musto  [Contribute Info] 

Keith Beigel instructs Scouts on Kayaking, and then the class gets onto the Octoraro Creek for some fun. 

2002 - Contributed by Alexander Musto  [Contribute Info] 

Joe Bradley instructs Scouts on the proper techniques of using a rope for life saving.

2002 - Contributed by Alexander Musto  [Contribute Info] 

Scouts spend some of their afternoon time getting competitive with Water Polo in the Heistand Pool.

2002 - Contributed by Alexander Musto  [Contribute Info] 

Though technically not "Aquatics" in nature, the Volleyball court gets lots of use throughout summer camp by the Aquatics staff and various teams of troops competing against each other.

2002 - Contributed by Alexander Musto  [Contribute Info] 
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See Also

See the Heistand Pool exhibit for displays about the Camp Horseshoe Pool history. 
See the Camp Ware Aquatics exhibit for displays about the Camp Ware Aquatics program. 
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