Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge

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



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. Prepare a written plan for mobilizing your troop when needed to do emergency service. If there is already a plan, explain it. Tell your part in making it work.
b. Take part in at least one troop mobilization. Before the exercise, describe your part to your counselor. Afterward, conduct an “after-action” lesson, discussing what you learned during the exercise that required changes or adjustments to the plan.
c. 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.