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Boy Scout/First Class Advancement
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TRAVEL RESPONSIBLY : (Stay on trails, cross streams at appropriate crossing points, do not travel on muddy trails or trample vegetation)
RESPECT THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS: Don't be loud when others are sharing your space, leave things as you found it, let others pass you or move over when others are on the same trail.
EDUCATE YOURSELF: Plan ahead when visiting new areas, bring enough food, study map of the area.
AVOID SENSITIVE AREAS: Avoid meadows, wetlands and areas that are easily damaged.
DO YOUR PART: Leave the area better than you found it. Throw away your trash, repair damaged areas.
When you use rope to join two or more poles.
WHEN DO YOU USE LASHINGS?
WHEN DO YOU NOT USE LASHINGS?
DEMONSTRATE THE TIMBER HITCH
DEMONSTRATE THE CLOVE HITCH
TIE A SQUARE LASHING
TIE A SHEAR LASHING
TIE A DIAGONAL LASHING
DEMONSTRATE HOW TO FIND YOUR CURRENT LOCATION USING A GPS OR DESTINATION
NAME TWO WAYS TO OBTAIN A WEATHER FORECAST
Watch the news
Check your weather app on your phone
WHY IS KNOWING THE WEATHER FORECAST IMPORTANT FOR A CAMPOUT?
You will know what clothing to take
You may have to change your plans because of the weather
WHAT ARE 3 NATURAL SIGNS OF HAZARDOUS WEATHER?
CLOUDS: Nimbus clouds are black and bring rain
LIGHTENING: bolts of lightening indicate a storm is very near
STRONG WINDS: can indicate a possible storm
WHAT SHOULD YOU DO DURING HAZARDOUS WEATHER?
Take cover under a shelter
Go inside if possible
Avoid going out in it if know ahead of time
WHAT ARE SOME DANGEROUS RESULTS FROM HAZARDOUS WEATHER?
Lightening strikes can occur damaging property or killing someone
Strong winds can cause trees to fall which cause injury or property damage
Hail causes property damage by damaging roofs and breaking windows
LOCAL WEATHER HAZARDS
We have risk for hail, tornadoes, strong rainstorms and lightening strikes.
HOW WOULD I DETERMINE AHEAD OF TIME IF THERE WILL BE BAD WEATHER?
Listen to the weather on the news before my outing
Check my weather app on my phone
Look at the clouds in the sky
HOW WOULD I PREPARE FOR BAD WEATHER?
Bring the right clothing
Postpone or change my plans
Be alert for weather changes
For possible lightening, unplug electrical cords
WHAT PRECAUTIONS MUST BE TAKEN FOR A SAFE TRIP AFLOAT?
Personal Health History
Pass the BSA swimmer test
Buddy System; always have a buddy
Some training in handling the water craft
Planning; develop a float plan (route, time schedule, backup plan)
Discipline; respect the rules and follow directions
WHAT IS THE PROPER BODY POSITIONING IN A WATERCRAFT?
WHAT ARE THE 5 MOST COMMON SIGNALS OF A HEART ATTACK?
Shortness of Breath
Feeling of weakness
Constant squeezing, pain or burning sensation in the center of your chest
Steps of CPR
1) Check for signs of life; if not breathing have someone call 911
2) Place heel of one hand on center of the chest, heel of other hand on top of it
3) Give 30 hard chest compressions; about 100 per minute at least two inches deep
***children; compressions should be two inches deep
***babies; compressions should be 1.5 inches deep
4) In no head/neck injuries tilt head back by pushing on forehead, lift chin with other hand
5) Place breathing barrier over mouth, pinch nose and blow in for about a second for chest to rise. Give 2 rescue breaths
6). Repeat pattern of 30 compressions followed by two breaths until help arrives
UTILITIES IN MY HOME
Natural Gas: gas leaks
Electricity; faulty wiring can cause fire
Water; broken pipe can cause flooding
EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN FOR HOME
Fire: excape down front or back stairwell that is not blocked. Tie bedsheet together to lower down window if cannot get down stairs
Storm: Get to our storm shelter and close door
Electrical outage: get flashlights and lanterns out, light fire in fireplace if cold
Water outage: use stored water in strom shelter;
HOW TO OBTAIN POTABLE WATER IN EMERGENCY
Boil water or use chlorine (bleach) to purify the water
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