Emergency Preparedness Weekend at Camp Yawgoog Sept 30th - Oct 1st

posted Jul 15, 2017, 4:48 AM by Webmaster Troop 13   [ updated Aug 14, 2017, 4:06 PM ]
 Operation:  Be Prepared - The 9th Annual Camp Yawgoog Emergency Preparedness Weekend  Registration Link

Join us for the annual "Emergency Preparedness Weekend" hosted by Yawgoog Scout Reservation. This weekend is geared for Scouts who need to earn either the First Aid or Emergency Preparedness merit badges. Participants may come as individuals, patrols, or troops. Host troops will be designated at certain provisional campsites to accommodate all campers. Please bring a copy of your health form/emergency contact information.

New for 2017

A class will cover First Aid Rank requirements

Tenderfoot rank requirements 4.a.-d.- Second Class rank requirements 6.a.-e. -  First Class rank requirements 7.a.-f.

Adult or youth leaders can register to take First Aid/CPR/AED certification.

There are some prerequisites to keep in mind. For both badges, all participants should be familiar with the subject material. Ownership or possession of the merit badge book is encouraged but not required.

Prerequisites

For First Aid - Satisfy your counselor that you have the current knowledge of all first aid requirements for Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class ranks.

For Emergency Preparedness

1.    Earn the First Aid Merit Badge - This requirement can be satisfied by a note from a Scoutmaster or Troop Advancement Official or presented as a signed and completed blue card. 

8.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. Requirement 8.b. can be presented in person during the weekend, it can be represented in photographs.  The requirement can also be satisfied by a note from a parent or Scoutmaster.

Participants will be camping near and eating at the Medicine Bow Dining Hall. Scouts should be prepared for fall weekend camping including a tent, as well as proper clothing and gear.

They should also be prepared for some classroom time, so include a notebook and writing supplies. Also, as is Yawgoog tradition, a Class A uniform is expected to be worn to dinner on Saturday and while we are at camp on Sunday. There will be an Interfaith service held Sunday morning.

The Hope Valley - Wyoming Fire District, and the Hope Valley Ambulance Squad are expected to visit us at this event. There should also be a special demonstration again this year.

The fee is $75.00 which includes food, t-shirt, and patch.

We expect that this program will fill up quickly so please register early. On the next screen please enter the name(s) of the person who will be attending.

Click here for the schedule!
 

COST
$75.00 per Adult
$75.00 per Scout
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