There has been a terrorist attack, and ten planes have crashed on Maple Dell Scout Camp property. We need to find them and rescue the passengers.
Mock Disaster Exercise
Troops, Teams, and Crews are all welcome!
Boy Scout Troops, Varsity Teams, and Venture Crews will participate in round-robin training on needed skills for the exercise, then be assembled into Search and Rescue (SAR) teams with their Hasty Units and will head out to find one of the downed planes and rescue a victim.
Skills Taught and Used:
- Search and Rescue (SAR)Techniques and Radio Communication
- First Aid
How to build a travois using knots and lashings, and then transport your victim back to the Incident Command Center.
SAR Teams will be scored on their knowledge and use of these skills, and awards will be given for top performance. THIS IS NOT A RACE.
FEE: $7.00 per person.
Hot Chocolate will be provided.
BE PREPARED for winter-like weather and snow on the ground. You will be outside for 4 hrs.
Download the instructions on how to make a medical Travois when you register for the even t online. Travois building materials will be supplied by the camp.
Units Should Try to Bring:
- One or Two GPS units (if they have them), and
- Two walkie-talkies (if they have them).
Author: Dave Johnson | Camping Director, Utah National Parks Council