By completing this requirement, a Venturer is not only prepared to deal with emergencies which he or she encounters, but has also passed this knowledge on to other
Emergency Preparedness BSA Award (Venturers)
Venturers who prepare themselves for emergencies can earn this award. To complete the requirements for the Emergency Preparedness BSA award, a young man or woman must take a first aid course, participate in emergency preparedness training, and conduct an emergency preparedness event.
In addition to the core Venturing awards and the Venturing specialty awards, Venturers can earn other recognitions, including
Venturing Nova and Supernova Awards,
Emergency Preparedness BSA Award, and
Venturing World Conservation Award.
Avoiding hypothermia is key to a successful outdoor activity in cold weather, be it camping, hiking, skiing, ice skating, or snowman building.