and cross-references for related Cub Scout belt loops & pins and Cub Scout awards.
|The Webelos Readyman activity badge helps prepare Webelos Scouts for the Boy Scout First Aid and Emergency Preparedness merit badge(s).|
The Webelos Readyman Activity Badge is one of 20 different Activity Badges that can be earned in the Webelos Scout Program. The requirements are typically worked on during den meetings or den activities while the skills are practiced at home, with the help of the Webelos Scout's family. The requirements are either completed with the den or at home with the den leader's approval. Projects are brought to meetings to share with the den and for Webelos Den Leader or Activity Badge Counselor approval.
Do all of these:
And do two of these:
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- The Webelos Program uses the Fast Tracks Den Meeting plans to offer all 20 Webelos Activity Badges in as little as 12 months.
- Details on earning a Cub Scout Sports or Academic pin or belt loop multiple times
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. Heimlich maneuver
5. Serious bleeding Stopped breathing Internal poisoning Heart attack
7. Cuts and scratches Burns and scalds Choking Blisters Tick bites Insect bites and stings Snakebite Nosebleed Frostbite Sunburn
8. Safe Swim Defense – Buddy System
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. McGruff: Bike Riding
10. Importance of wearing safety equipment: Webelos Scout Handbook, p. 387.
11. The graph paper you need for your home fire escape plan is in the Readyman Worksheet. See the Webelos Scout Handbook, p. 388.
12. The Webelos Scout Handbook, p. 388 shows 15 items. The Boy Scouts states that the personal First Aid Kit has 11 items.
13. Tell where accidents are most likely to happen inside and around your home: Webelos Scout Handbook, p. 389.
14. Six safety rules when riding in a carWebelos Scout Handbook, p. 390. safety KidsHealth.Org: Car safety.
15. Boy Scout Troop - including finding a troop near you.
- General Resources: KISMIF: Readyman Links
- Readyman Requirement 5 can help prepare you for Second Class Rank Requirement 6a.
- Readyman Requirement 5 (Heart Attack) can help prepare you for First Class Rank Requirement 8b.
- Readyman Requirement 6 can help prepare you for Second Class Rank Requirement 6b & 6c.
- Readyman Requirement 7 can help prepare you for Tenderfoot Rank Requirement 12b.
- Readyman Requirement 8 can help prepare you for Second Class Rank Requirement 7a.
Emergency Preparedness Awards
|Emergency Preparedness-related awards
|Webelos Den Leader portal|
- First Aid Links
- Your handbook is your primary reference. See First Aid Skills for step-by-step instructions and lesson video links.
- See also: First Aid Merit Badge Pamphlet - First Aid Kit - Emergency Kit - Guide to Safe Scouting - Physcial
- Boy Scout First Aid Merit Badge
- Webelos Webelos Readyman
- Boy Scout Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge