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Safety on Outings


Safety is part of everything we do in Scouting. 

  • The first requirement of every Merit Badge addresses Safety and First Aid. 
  • BSA policies address Driving safety
    • Cannot drive more than 10 hrs/day
    • No convoys
    • Seat belts required (the Troop prefers 3-point belting)
    • No riding in back or sides of trucks 
  • Campouts
    • Liquid fuels are prohibited on Scout property
    • Sanitizing techniques are taught for cleaning of dishes
    • Cross-contamination procedures are taught for handling of food

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