Tag Archives: Emergency Preparedness

By Angela Shelley
Feb 14, 2019

Wilderness First Aid and Other Outdoor Trainings Coming to You

Wilderness First Aid If you’ve ever experienced waiting for first responders and getting someone the medical care they need, you know how crucial (and slow) that time can be. When modern resources aren’t readily available, those critical moments can stretch to hours, and sometimes days. However, you can have more confidence in these moments and […]

By Paul Tikalsky
Mar 19, 2017

Merit Badges Boost LDS Missionaries’ Safety and Health

Five of my kids served missions in diverse places: Idaho, Guatemala, Argentina, and Colorado (two served in Colorado). No matter where they went, mission health and safety mattered. My children needed to know what to do in difficult situations to protect themselves, their companions, and others. Like them, all young men and women face unusual […]

By Darryl Alder
Apr 18, 2016

Are You Ready—Earthquake Safety

When it comes to an earthquake disaster, emergency preparedness counts and there are simple things you can do to make yourself safer. This information works as a step-by-step guide to give you details on what to do before, during, and after an earthquake. Start with the simple tips within each step so that you can build […]

By Darryl Alder
Mar 16, 2015

Earthquake readiness

From its beginning, the Scouting movement has taught young people to do their best, to do their duty to help others, and to prepare themselves physically, mentally, and morally to meet many challenging situations. Scouts of all ages learn to care for themselves, to be helpful to others, and to develop courage, self-reliance, and the ability to […]

By Darryl Alder
Oct 05, 2014

Be Prepared—The Motto of a Boy Scout

Growing up a Scout we used to sing a song about being prepared: Be prepared, prepared, prepared, the motto of the Boy Scouts. Be prepared, prepared, prepared, the motto of a Scout. A Scout, a Scout, the motto of a good Scout. A Scout, a Scout, the motto of a Scout! Sing that enough times, […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Nov 05, 2013

Ready Project 72 Hour Kit: Emergency Preparedness and Response Survival Kit

Having a 72 Hour Kit on hand helps to dispel fear during times of emergency. Ready Project, a proud sponsor of the Boy Scouts of America, Utah National Parks Council, has the perfect holiday gift this year.   Ready Project will donate $10 to help build Camp Tifie for every purchase of a 2-person 72 Hour […]