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Annual Health and Medical Record
The Scouting adventure, camping trips, high-adventure excursions, and having fun are important to everyone in Scouting—and so is your safety and well-being. Completing the Annual Health and Medical Record is the first step in making sure you have a great Scouting experience. So what do you need?


All Scouting Events

Applies to ALL participants—in basic Scouting activities such as local tours and weekend camping trips less than 72 hours in duration.


Are You Going to Camp?

A pre-participation physical is needed:

  • For resident campers (summer or winter camps)
  • Events 72 hours or more


Are you Planning a High-Adventure Trip?


Florida Sea Base

All participants and staff.

SCUBA participants ALSO need to download the PADI Medical Statement.


Northern Tier

Includes wilderness canoe treks, OKPIK winter adventures, and staff.


Philmont Scout Ranch
All camping participants and staff.


Philmont Training Center
Mountain trek, Trailblazers, Mustangs, NAYLE, NAYLE staff, PLC, and PLC staff.

PTC conferences and all other family program groups can use the limited backcountry download.


Summit Bechtel Reserve
All participants and staff.


 

Tour and Activity Plan


The Tour and Activity Plan has been released.  To access this online tool you must have a MyScouting account.  To create a Tour and Activity Plan  [click here]

Tour and Activity Plan Resources:
Tour and Activity Plan FAQ's
Tour and Activity Plan Slideshow


Unit Tour and Activity Plan Access
Tour and Activity Plan Video



Scouting Safely Newsletters

April 2012
June 2012
February 2013

SCOUTING SAFETY NEWS ALERT 

The Boy Scouts of America has nearly a century of experience conducting high-adventure outdoor activities in a manner that is safe for all participants. The following resources and information are provided to enable adult leaders and youth to help us maintain our impeccable safety record.

Subscribe to Scouting Safely Alerts

 

General Resources



Weather Smart Resources The Health and Safety Service offers online news, links, and resources to help you plan and prepare for hazardous weather.

Managing Risk (from the Fieldbook)
The best way to stay safe in the outdoors is to avoid getting into trouble in the first place. That requires planning, training, leadership, good judgment, and accepting responsibility—in short, risk management.

Age-Appropriate Guidelines for Scouting Activities
This chart provides an at-a-glance reference to activity guidelines that are based on the mental, physical, emotional, and social maturity of youth members.

Guide to Safe Scouting
The Guide to Safe Scouting is the unit leaders' guide to current policies and procedures.

The Sweet 16 of BSA Safety 
As an aid in the continuing effort to protect participants in Scout activity, the BSA National Health & Safety Committee have developed 16 points that embody good judgement and common sense for all activities.

The Driver's Pledge
This pledge outlines five key points that a driver should attend in order to safely convey Scouts of their outings.

Risk Management Newsletter
The Risk Management Newsletter provides timely news about current issues and recent updates to our policies and procedures.

Health and Safety News
The Health and Safety Service provides periodic updates for Scouting leaders on a variety of relevant health- and safety-related topics.

Safe Swim Defense
The Safe Swim Defense is a plan for conducting swimming activities in a safe manner.

Safety Afloat
Safety Afloat has been developed to promote boating and boating safety and to set standards for safe unit activity afloat.

Policy on Use of Chemical Fuels
This policy is intended to encourage safe practices when using chemical fuels - liquid, gel, and gas.

Emergency Preparedness Award
Working with the United States Department of Homeland Security, the Boy Scouts of America has developed an award program to help Scouts to be prepared for emergencies of all kinds.

BSA Bike Safety Guidelines
This set of guidelines and procedures provides guidance for the use of bicycles in program activities on every level of the organization.

The Latest First Aid for Wounds and CPR
The BSA has checked with experts in the federal government's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and with the American Red Cross.

 

Health and Safety Forms

First Aid Log for Council/District Activity, No. 680-127
For a council/district activity or event including day camps. Single-Page Version | Duplex Version

Incident Information Report No. 680-016
Used to report all injuries, illnesses, and incidents during scouting activities or on council owned properties that require the intervention of a medical provider beyond basic Scout-rendered first-aid

Near Miss Incident Information Report No. 680-017 
Used to report near misses in programs such as COPE / Climbing activities.    A near miss does not result in injury, illness, or damage by definition, but it had the potential to do so. 


Flying Plan Application, No. 680-672
The flying plan is an addtional tool to plan your next basic or advanced orientation flight and is used to provide supplimental information with the tour plan. 

Activity Consent Form and Approval by Parents or Legal Guardian
Required for BSA Aviation flights, recommended for all activities. 

Meeting Place Inspection Checklist 

Annual Health and Medical Record
Annual Health and Medical Record

 

En Español

The Scouting adventure, camping trips, high-adventure excursions, and having fun are important to everyone in Scouting—and so is your safety and well-being. Completing the Annual Health and Medical Record is the first step in making sure you have a great Scouting experience. So what do you need?

 


All Scouting Events

Applies to ALL participants—in basic Scouting activities such as local tours and weekend camping trips less than 72 hours in duration.


Are You Going to Camp?

A pre-participation physical is needed:

  • For resident campers (summer or winter camps)
  • Events 72 hours or more


Are you Planning a High-Adventure Trip?


Florida Sea Base. All participants and staff.

SCUBA participants ALSO need to download the PADI Medical Statement.


Northern Tier. Includes wilderness canoe treks, OKPIK winter adventures, and staff.


Philmont Scout Ranch. All camping participants and staff.


Philmont Training Center. Mountain trek, Trailblazers, Mustangs, NAYLE, NAYLE staff, PLC, and PLC staff.

PTC conferences and all other family program groups can use the limited backcountry download.


Summit Bechtel Reserve. All participants and staff.


 
 

 




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