Webelos First Responder

Webelos Adventure Requirements: First Responder

This is a preview of one of the new Cub Scout requirements which will go into effect in the 2015-2016 program year. See the BSA Program Updates page for complete information.

First Responder is one of the Webelos CORE Adventure Requirements.  In the current Webelos Cub Scout program, it is similar to the Readyman activity badge.

For this adventure, Webelos learn some basic first aid and emergency preparedness skills.

The requirement for this adventure are shown below. Upon completion of this adventure, Webelos will receive a pin.

Webelos Adventure  Requirements: First Responder

Do all of these:

  1. Explain what first aid is. Tell what you should do after an accident.
  2. Show what to do for the hurry cases of first aid:
    1. Serious bleeding
    2. Heart attack or sudden cardiac arrest
    3. Stopped breathing
    4. Stroke
    5. Poisoning
  3. Show how to help a choking victim.
  4. Show how to treat for shock.
  5. Demonstrate that you know how to treat the following:
    1. Cuts and scratches
    2. Burns and scalds
    3. Sunburn
    4. Blisters on the hand and foot
    5. Tick bites
    6. Bites and stings of other insects
    7. Poisonous snakebite
    8. Nosebleed
    9. Frostbite
  6. Put together a simple home first-aid kit. Explain what you included and how to use each item correctly.
  7. Create and practice an emergency readiness plan for your home or den meeting place.
  8. Visit with a first responder.
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