Emergency Preparedness

How to survive if your light goes out when caving

You’re caving with your crew when your light source burns out. Your batteries and other lights are in your pack, which is missing. And now you’ve become separated. How do you survive?

Camping

Outdoor Smarts: Lost and Found!

People get lost in the wilderness more often than you might think. The keys to being found include preparing well, responding correctly, and carrying a well-stocked survival kit.

Boy Scout activities

The 'Sneaky Diseases'

An outdoor medical expert recommends ways to prevent tick-borne Lyme disease and mosquito-spread West Nile virus.

Camping

Flash, Bang! Unpredictable Nature

Lightning is one of the leading weather-related causes of death in the United States. Follow this advice and reduce your chances of being struck.