Boy Scout Archives: Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge
Scouts are often called upon to help because they know first aid and they know about the discipline and planning needed to react to an emergency situation. Earning this merit badge helps a Scout to be prepared by learning the actions that can be helpful and needed before, during, and after an emergency.
Either the Emergency Preparedness merit badge OR the Lifesaving merit badge is required for the rank of Eagle Scout. Scouts who earn both badges may count the second badge as an elective.
Merit Badge Check Off List I've had several requests lately for a newer version of the merit badge check off list, updated with the newest badges. So I've redone the list as a Google spreadsheet. This will make it easier to keep updated.
Age Requirements for Merit Badges A reader asks about how old a Scout should be to work on a merit badge. The Guide to Advancement provides some answers.
Emergency Preparedness BSA – Boy Scout Requirements The Emergency Preparedness BSA award for Boy Scouts recognizes young men who are ready in an emergency. Boy Scouts will be able to help in a disaster.
Safety Programs Feature for Boy Scouts The Boy Scout Roundtable Planning Guide suggests a Safety troop program feature for August 2012. This program feature offers the opportunity to introduce kids to safety programs in a troop setting.
Emergency Preparedness Troop Program Feature for Boy Scouts The Boy Scout Roundtable Planning Guide suggests an Emergency Preparedness troop program feature for Boy Scouts for May 2012.
First Aid Merit Badge for Boy Scouts Knowing first aid is a basic Boy Scout skill. Even if a Boy Scout doesn't use his first aid knowledge to save a life someday, at least he will have the skills he needs to take care of common injuries. And that will help him develop independence.
Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge for Boy Scouts The Emergency Preparedness merit badge is one of the most useful badges a Boy Scout can earn. You hope you will never need to use the information you learn, but if you do find yourself in an emergency situation, you can make a difference. This badge is all about being prepared for the unexpected.
National Outdoor Badges - Adventure I wrote previous posts about the camping award, the hiking award, the riding award, and the aquatics award. Today I am promoting the adventure award - the last in the series.
Requirements and Helps for Boy Scout Merit Badges You can learn about sports, crafts, science, trades, business, and future careers as you earn merit badges. There are more than 100 merit badges.
Emergency Phone Number List Emergency preparedness is part of every level of Scouting program. For younger Scouts, that primarily means knowing how to get help.
Fire Drill Time! Fire drills are encouraged throughout scouting programs, from the Tigers to Boy Scouts. Print out a basic plan for conducting a home fire drill.
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