Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge

Schedule:
Hour 1 (2:00-2:50 M-Th)

Location:
Pinnacle

Prerequisites:

1.  Earn First Aid Merit Badge.

2c.  Meet with and teach your family how to get or build a kit, make a plan, and be informed for the situations on the chart you created for requirement 2b. Complete a family plan. Then meet with your counselor and report on your family meeting, discuss their responses, and share your family plan.

8. Do the following:

a. Tell the things a group of Scouts should be prepared to do, the training they need, and the safety precautions they should take for the following emergency services:

1. Crowd and traffic control
2. Messenger service and communication.
3. Collection and distribution services.
4. Group feeding, shelter, and sanitation.
b. Prepare a personal emergency service pack for a mobilization call. Prepare a family kit (suitcase or waterproof box) for use by your family in case an emergency evacuation is needed. Explain the needs and uses of the contents.

What to Bring:

Bring a prepared personal emergency kit to camp to go over with the counselor (Req 8c.)

Requirements:  Click Here

Notes: This Badge is part of the Pinnacle Program and participants must be at least 13 years of age or Star Rank.