App Feed - Health and Safety

Tips for a SAFEr summer

A summer of safe Scouting begins before the first arrow is launched and the first oar hits the water.

App Feed - Health and Safety

Safety quiz: wilderness first aid

Wilderness first aid, or WFA, refers to the prevention, assessment and treatment of an ill or injured person in a remote environment where definitive care by a physician and/or rapid transport is not readily available.

App Feed - For Leaders

Bodyflight: What It Is; How It Fits in Scouting

According to a recent alert from the BSA’s health and safety team, requests from units who’d like to try indoor bodyflight have increased in the past few years.

App Feed - For Parents

Safety Quiz: Frostbite and Other Cold-Weather Hazards

Staying warm during a cold-weather outing isn’t just a luxury. You can’t “tough out” frostbite, an injury to body tissues caused by exposure to extreme cold. The good news: It’s not that difficult to stay

App Feed - For Parents

Shape Up for High Adventure

Long before you don your hiking boots or snorkel and fins for a trip to a high-adventure base, prepare your body and mind for the challenge ahead.