Operation Be Prepared Weekend at Camp Yawgoog

WHO - Scout who need to earn their First Aid, Search and Rescue or Emergency Preparedness Merit Badges. participants may come as individuals, patrols or Troops. Adult and Youth Leaders can register to take First Aid/CPR/AED certification.

WHAT - Join us for the annual "Operation Be Prepared Weekend" hosted by Yawgoog Scout Reservation. This event is geared for Leaders who need to be certified and Scouts who need to earn either First Aid, Search and Rescue or Emergency Preparedness Merit Badges.


A class will cover First Aid Rank requirements:

Tenderfoot rank requirements 4.a.-d.- Second Classes rank requirements 6.a.-e. - First Class rank requirements 7.a.-f.Adult or Youth leaders can register to take First Aid/CPR/AED certification. There are some prerequisites to keep in mind. For both badges, all participants should be familiar with the subject material. Ownership or possession of the merit badge book is encouraged but not required.

For First Aid - Satisfy your counselor that you have the current knowledge of all first aid requirements for Tenderfoot, Second Class and First Class ranks.

For Emergency Preparedness

1. Earn the First Aid Merit Badge - This requirement can be satisfied by a note from a Scoutmaster or Troop Advancement Official or presented as a signed and completed blue card.

8.b. Prepare a personal emergency service pack for a mobilization call. Prepare a family kit (suitcase or waterproof box) for use by your family in case an emergency evacuation is needed. Explain the needs and uses of the contents. Requirement 8.b. can be presented in person during the weekend, it can be represented in photographs. The requirement can also be satisfied by a note from a parent or Scoutmaster.

They should also be prepared for some classroom time, so include a notebook and writing supplies. Also, as is Yawgoog tradition, a Class A uniform is expected to be worn to dinner on Saturday and while we are at camp on Sunday. There will be an Interfaith service held Sunday morning.

The Hope Valley - Wyoming Fire District, and the Hope Valley Ambulance Squad are expected to visit us at this event. There should also be a special demonstration again this year.

WHERE - Camp Yawgoog - 61 Camp Yawgoog Road Rockville, RI 02873

Participants will be camping near, and eating at, the Medicine Bow Dining Hall. Scouts should be prepared for fall weekend camping including a tent, as well as proper clothing and gear.

WHEN - Friday - October 4th, 2019 through Sunday - October 6th, 2019. Check in 5PM-7PM on Friday evening.

WHY - Earn and learn at the same time. This is your chance to earn the First Aid, Emergency Preparedness or Search and Rescue Badge. Spend the weekend with fellow Scouters and train together.

HOW - Register online today - Limited class space available.

COST - $75 fee includes food, t-shirt and patch

Please bring a copy of your health form/emergency contact information.

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