Emergency Preparedness Challenge Badge
Get the Emergency Preparedness Award cut-out page for your Scout Book.
Demonstrate knowledge of how to prepare for an Emergency.
- Describe three situations that would lead to a community emergency. Describe how emergencies can affect the local community and the people in it.
- a) Create/update a Family Emergency Plan and discuss with your family.
- b) As a patrol, create a Troop Emergency Plan and present it to your troop. The Court of Honour will agree on the final Troop Emergency Plan.
- Create/Update an Emergency Survival Kit for home use (to support your family for 72 hours).
- Identify a person in the community who would possibly require help in an emergency (e.g. someone with special needs, a senior) and how you could assist them.
- List three emergencies that are created by climate/weather. What would you do to prepare and react to those?
- Earn the First Aid Challenge Badge.
Program Suggestions and Additional Information
- Scouts.ca Emergency Preparedness (includes JumpStart)
- New Emergency Preparedness Badges, from Scouting Life, October 2008.
- Public Safety Canada - Your Emergency Preparedness Guide
- Canadian Red Cross - Be Ready
Under the program revitalization effort of the Canadian Path, this article may no longer be applicable.
For information on items replacing this topic, see Emergency Aid.