Cub Scout advancements:
(2) Demonstrate you know what to do in an emergency.
Tiger: Safe and Smart
(1) Memorize your address and say it to your parent. (2) Memorize an emergency contact phone number, and say it to your parent. (3) Take the 911 safety quiz. (4) Show you can stop, drop, and roll. (5) Show you know how to safely roll someone else in a blanket and put out a fire. (6) With your parent, make a fire escape map of your home and explain it to family members. (7) With your parent, try a practice fire drill at home. (8) Find the smoke detectors in your home. With the help of your parent, check the batteries.
Call of the Wild
(4A) Show or demonstrate what to do in the case of a natural disaster such as an earthquake or a flood and (4B) to keep from spreading your germs.
(1) Wash your hands while singing the “germ song.” (2) Play ‘Germ Magnet” with your family. Wash your hands afterwards. (3) Conduct a sneeze demonstration. (4) Conduct a mucus demonstration with your family. (5) Grow a mold culture. Show your family what will have formed. (6) Make a clean room chart, and do your chores for a least a week.
Paws for action
(3B) Make a list of emergency numbers and discuss with your family where the list should be kept. Show your family that you know how to call for help in an emergency. Talk with your family about people who could help you if a parent is not available. (3C) with your family, develop a plan to follow in case of an emergency, and practice the plan at least three times. Your family can determine the emergency, or you can develop several plans.
(1) Explain what first aid is. Tell what you should do after an accident. (2) Show what to do for hurry cases of first aid: Serious bleeding, heart attack or sudden cardiac arrest, stopped breathing, stroke, poisoning (3) Show how to help a choking victim. (4) Show how to treat for shock. (5) Demonstrate how to treat at least five of the following: A. Cuts and scratches, B. Burns and scalds, C. Sunburn, D. Blisters on the hand or foot, E. Tick bites, F. Bites and stings of other insects, G. Venomous snakebites, H. Nosebleed, I. Frostbite (6) Put together a simple home first-aid kit. Explain what you included and how to use each item correctly. (7) Create and practice an emergency readiness plan for your home or den meeting place.