Be Prepared for Real Life Emergencies

Grades 9 – 12
Life Skills, Public Safety

Learn ways to prepare for and help during life's most common emergencies.

About the Course:

There are emergencies that happen around us more often than we care to realize, and we often aren’t prepared to help when needed. This course will walk through different ways to be prepared for emergencies and teach ways to help those in need.

Expected Outcomes:

Participants will:

Additional Information:

BSA Requirements:
Scouts will complete the following requirements for the Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge: 2ab,3,4,6,8a,9
This course is open to all youth in grades 9 – 12. We look forward to learning with all genders whether you are currently a Scout or not!
Life Skills, Public Safety
High School (Grade 9 – 12)
23 Students
July 19 – 23, 2021
2:00 – 3:00 pm

About the Cradle of Liberty Council BSA:

Teaching leadership & values while providing recreational activities for children of all ages, the Cradle of Liberty Council, Boy Scouts of serves more than 16,500 young people in Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Delaware counties. We are among the largest youth serving organizations in the state of Pennsylvania led by over 5000 volunteers. Hundreds of community organizations, representing educational, religious, non-profit, civic, and business organizations join in partnership with Cradle of Liberty Council by chartering over 500 Scouting units (packs, troops, teams, crews, posts and groups).
If you are new to Scouting, let us introduce you and your children to a world where they will build lifetime friendships, while learning leadership skills, active citizenship, personal fitness, and practical knowledge through their participation in a diverse array of activities including camping excursions, summer programs for teens and much, much more. You can learn more at or find a Scouting close to home at

About the Instructors:

Our instructors are subject-matter experts either through their profession or hobby-related experiences, and are trained in the BSA Youth Protection training that includes safety measures online.