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{{Webelos Badge Header}}<center><big>[[{{PAGENAME}}]] is one of the [[Webelos Activity Badge Worksheets#Workbooks|most popular]] Webelos Pins and required for [[Arrow of Light]].</big> &nbsp;<span style="border: 1px outset Khaki; background:LemonChiffon;">&nbsp;[[Outdoorsman|<small>◄ </small>Prev]]&nbsp;</span> - <span style="border: 1px outset #FFB; background: #DFC;">&nbsp;[[Scholar|Next<small> ►</small>]]&nbsp;</span></center><br>
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== Requirement resources ==
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'''1'''. [http://www.scouting.org/filestore/doc/18-114.doc BSA: Bullying Prevention and Intervention Tips for Scout Leaders and Parents]<br>
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'''1'''. McGruff.org: [http://www.mcgruff.org/advice/bullies.php Bullies] - [http://www.mcgruff.org/advice/getting_along.php Avoiding fights]<br>
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:McGruff.org: [http://www.mcgruff.org/advice/bullies.php Bullies] - [http://www.mcgruff.org/advice/getting_along.php Avoiding fights]
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:KidsHealth.Org: [http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/emotion/bullies.html Bullies] - [http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/talk/qa/family_fights.html Family fights] - [http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/emotion/good_sport.html Being a good Sport] - [http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/health_problems/learning_problem/stealing.html Stealing] - [http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/school/cheating.html Cheating]<br>
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:KidsHealth.Org: [http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/emotion/bullies.html Bullies] - [http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/talk/qa/family_fights.html Family fights] - [http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/emotion/good_sport.html Being a good Sport] - [http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/health_problems/learning_problem/stealing.html Stealing] - [http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/school/cheating.html Cheating] - ''p.368''<br>
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'''2'''. Explain what first aid is. Tell what you should do after an [[Get Help|accident]]. <br>
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'''2'''. [[First-Aid Skills|What is first aid?]] [[Get Help|How do you get help after an accident?]] - ''p.369'' <br>
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'''3'''. Explain how you can [[get help]] quickly if there is an emergency in your home. Make a "help list" of people or agencies that can help you if you need it. Post it near a phone or in another place with easy access. <br>
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'''3'''. [[Get Help]] - ''pp.370-1''<br>
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'''4'''. [[Heimlich maneuver]]<br>
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'''4'''. [[Heimlich maneuver]] - ''p.379''<br>
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'''5'''.  [[Serious bleeding]]  [[Stopped breathing]]  [[Internal poisoning]]  [[Heart attack]] <br>
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'''5'''.  [[Serious bleeding]]  [[Stopped breathing]]  [[Internal poisoning]]  [[Heart attack]] - ''pp.371-6''<br>
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'''6'''. [[Shock]] <br>
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'''6'''. [[Shock]] - ''pp.376-7''<br>
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'''7'''.  [[Cuts and scratches]]  [[Burns]] and [[scalds]]  [[Choking]]  [[Blisters]]  [[Tick bites]]  [[Insect bites and stings]]  [[Snakebite]]  [[Nosebleed]]  [[Frostbite]]  [[Sunburn]] <br>
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'''7'''.  [[Cuts and scratches]]  [[Burns]] and [[scalds]]  [[Choking]]  [[Blisters]]  [[Tick bites]]  [[Insect bites and stings]]  [[Snakebite]]  [[Nosebleed]]  [[Frostbite]]  [[Sunburn]] - ''pp.377-83''<br>
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'''8'''. [[Safe Swim Defense]] – [[Buddy System]] <br>
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'''8'''. [[Safe Swim Defense]] – [[Buddy System]] - ''pp.384-5''<br>
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'''9'''. The requirement says that there are 6 bicycle safety rules but the [[Webelos Scout Handbook]], p. 386, says there are 12. The Boy Scouts of America [http://www.scouting.org/HealthandSafety/Resources/bikesafety.aspx Guide to Safe Scouting] says that there are 12 but that they are different. [http://www.mcgruff.org/advice/riding_right.php McGruff: Bike Riding]<br>
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'''9'''. The requirement says that there are 6 bicycle safety rules but the [[Webelos Scout Handbook]], p. 386, says there are 12.
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'''10'''. Importance of wearing safety equipment: [[Webelos Scout Handbook]], p. 387. <br>
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:The Boy Scouts of America [http://www.scouting.org/HealthandSafety/Resources/bikesafety.aspx Guide to Safe Scouting] says that there are 12 but that they are different. Also see [http://www.mcgruff.org/advice/riding_right.php McGruff: Bike Riding]<br>
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'''11'''. The graph paper you need for your home fire escape plan is in the [[Media:{{PAGENAMEE}}.pdf|{{PAGENAME}} Worksheet]]. See the [[Webelos Scout Handbook]], p. 388.<br>
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'''10'''. Importance of wearing safety equipment - ''p. 387'' <br>
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'''12'''. The [[Webelos Scout Handbook]], p. 388 shows 15 items. The Boy Scouts states that the personal [[First Aid Kit]] has 11 items.<br>
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'''11'''. The graph paper for your home fire escape plan is in the [[Media:{{PAGENAMEE}}.pdf|{{PAGENAME}} Worksheet]]. See the [[Webelos Scout Handbook]], p. 388 and the [http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/kids/html/escape/ USFA: Escaping from fire] <br>
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'''13'''. Tell where accidents are most likely to happen inside and around your home: [[Webelos Scout Handbook]], p. 389. <br>
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'''12'''. The [[First-Aid_Kit#Webelos_First-Aid_Kit|Webelos First-Aid Kit]] on p. 388-9 shows 15 items. The BSA states that the personal [[First-Aid Kit]] has 11 items.<br>
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'''14'''. Six safety rules when riding in a car[[Webelos Scout Handbook]], p. 390. [http://kidshealth.org/kid/watch/out/car_safety.html safety KidsHealth.Org: Car safety]. <br>
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'''13'''. [http://www.medem.com/medlib/article/ZZZ5LGJLK9C American Medical Association: Common Household Accidents] - ''p. 389. <br>
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'''15'''. [[Troop|Boy Scout Troop]] - including finding a troop near you. <br>
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'''14'''. Six safety rules when riding in a car - ''p. 390'' [http://kidshealth.org/kid/watch/out/car_safety.html safety KidsHealth.Org: Car safety]. <br>
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* '''General Resources''': [http://kismif.org/category/webelos/webelos-activity-badges/readyman/ KISMIF: Readyman Links]
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'''15'''. [[Troop|Boy Scout Troop]] - including finding a troop near you. [http://www.redcross.org/ Find the Red Cross Offices near you]<br>
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*[http://www.auroramedteam.org/readyman/webelosbook.pdf Text of Webelos Handbook-Readyman] - entire chapter online.
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*[http://kismif.org/category/webelos/webelos-activity-badges/readyman/ KISMIF: Readyman Links]
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*[http://wtsmith.com/rt/webactbadge/readyman.html Bill Smith's Webelos Leader Resources: Readyman]
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*[http://www.skcbsa.org/buckeye/roundtable/readyman.pdf Webelos Roundtable Packet: Readyman]
== Related awards ==
== Related awards ==
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*Readyman Requirement 5 can help prepare you for [[Second Class Rank]] Requirement 6a.
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*Readyman Requirement 5 can help prepare you for [[Second Class rank]] Requirement 6a.
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*Readyman Requirement 5 (Heart Attack) can help prepare you for [[First Class Rank]] Requirement 8b.
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*Readyman Requirement 5 (Heart Attack) can help prepare you for [[First Class rank]] Requirement 8b.
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*Readyman Requirement 6 can help prepare you for [[Second Class Rank]] Requirement 6b & 6c.
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*Readyman Requirement 6 can help prepare you for [[Second Class rank]] Requirement 6b & 6c.
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*Readyman Requirement 7 can help prepare you for [[Tenderfoot Rank]] Requirement 12b.
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*Readyman Requirement 7 can help prepare you for [[Tenderfoot rank]] Requirement 12b.
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*Readyman Requirement 8 can help prepare you for [[Second Class Rank]] Requirement 7a.
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*Readyman Requirement 8 can help prepare you for [[Second Class rank]] Requirement 7a.
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Emergency Preparedness Awards
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*Readyman is also preparing you for [[First Aid]], [[Emergency Preparedness]], [[Safety]], and [[Swimming]] Merit Badges.
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== See also ==
== See also ==
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* Boy Scout [[Camping|Camping Merit Badge]]
* Boy Scout [[Camping|Camping Merit Badge]]
* Webelos [[Outdoorsman|Webelos Outdoorsman]]
* Webelos [[Outdoorsman|Webelos Outdoorsman]]
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* Boy Scout [[First Aid|First Aid Merit Badge]]
* Boy Scout [[First Aid|First Aid Merit Badge]]
* Webelos [[Readyman|Webelos Readyman]]
* Webelos [[Readyman|Webelos Readyman]]

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Readyman requirements

Do all of these:

  1. With your parent, guardian, or Webelos den leader, complete the Courage Character Connection.
    Know: Define the importance of each courage step: Be strong; Be calm; Be clear; Be careful. Explain how memorizing the courage steps helps you to be ready.
    Commit: Explain why it is hard to follow the courage steps in an emergency. Tell when you can use the courage steps in other situations (such as standing up to a bully, avoiding fights, being fair, not stealing or cheating when tempted, etc.)
    Practice: Act out one of the requirements using these courage steps: Be strong; Be calm; Be clear; Be careful.
  2. Explain what first aid is. Tell what you should do after an accident.
  3. Explain how you can get help quickly if there is an emergency in your home. Make a "help list" of people or agencies that can help you if you need it. Post it near a phone or in another place with easy access.
  4. Demonstrate the Heimlich maneuver and tell when it is used.
  5. Show what to do for these "hurry cases":
  6. Show how to treat shock.
  7. Show first aid for the following:
  8. Tell what steps must be taken for a safe swim with your Webelos den, pack, family, or other group. Explain the reasons for the buddy system.

And do two of these:

  1. Explain six safety rules you should follow when "driving" a bicycle.
  2. Explain the importance of wearing safety equipment when participating in sports activities (skating, skateboarding, etc.)
  3. Make a home fire escape plan for your family.
  4. Explain how to use each item in a first-aid kit.
  5. Tell where accidents are most likely to happen inside and around your home.
  6. Explain six safety rules you should remember when riding in a car.
  7. Attend a first aid demonstration at a Boy Scout troop meeting, a Red Cross center, or other community event or place.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Webelos Handbook, 2007 Edition (BSA Supply SKU #637685)



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Notes

Requirement resources

1. BSA: Bullying Prevention and Intervention Tips for Scout Leaders and Parents

McGruff.org: Bullies - Avoiding fights
KidsHealth.Org: Bullies - Family fights - Being a good Sport - Stealing - Cheating - p.368

2. What is first aid? How do you get help after an accident? - p.369
3. Get Help - pp.370-1
4. Heimlich maneuver - p.379
5.  Serious bleedingStopped breathingInternal poisoningHeart attack - pp.371-6
6. Shock - pp.376-7
7.  Cuts and scratchesBurns and scaldsChokingBlistersTick bitesInsect bites and stingsSnakebiteNosebleedFrostbiteSunburn - pp.377-83
8. Safe Swim DefenseBuddy System - pp.384-5
9. The requirement says that there are 6 bicycle safety rules but the Webelos Scout Handbook, p. 386, says there are 12.

The Boy Scouts of America Guide to Safe Scouting says that there are 12 but that they are different. Also see McGruff: Bike Riding

10. Importance of wearing safety equipment - p. 387
11. The graph paper for your home fire escape plan is in the Readyman Worksheet. See the Webelos Scout Handbook, p. 388 and the USFA: Escaping from fire
12. The Webelos First-Aid Kit on p. 388-9 shows 15 items. The BSA states that the personal First-Aid Kit has 11 items.
13. American Medical Association: Common Household Accidents - p. 389.
14. Six safety rules when riding in a car - p. 390 safety KidsHealth.Org: Car safety.
15. Boy Scout Troop - including finding a troop near you. Find the Red Cross Offices near you

General Resources

Related awards

Boy Scout Ranks

Emergency Preparedness Awards
Emergency Preparedness-related awards

See also

Webelos Den Leader portal
First Aid Links
Camping Checklist
First-Aid Kit
Emergency Kit

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