Some fun things to do besides the school’s homework and working on rank advancement. www.scouting.ort/scoutingathome/
Pass this on to all your Scouts that are interested in the Search and Rescue Merit Badge. This is a requirement that can definitely be done during this hiatus. Plus, once you take the test, it will be on your permanent record with FEMA. That being said, all leaders can take it too.
|FEMA – Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Course | IS-100.C: Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100 |
FEMA Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Independent Study Course overview: IS-100.C: Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100 training.fema.gov
To work specifically on Emergency Preparedness, contact Nicholle Riley, firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to CC your scoutmaster as well! You will have to do the work on your own, but she will give you resources.
Service project ideas:
- Contact a local senior center and do virtual visits.
- Write letters/cards to health care workers.
- Do a neighborhood collection box for ER workers or local PD, FD, EMS
- Crocheting baby blankets for hospitals
- build nesting boxes for birds, esp. waterfowl (to be installed when parks open again)
- make native bee habitats (also covers Insect Study MB requirement)
- Organizing a weekly window walk.
- Help sweep, rake or mow a neighbors yard