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OPERATION BE PREPARED


OPERATION BE PREPARED
Date/Time
Registration Begins
8/13/2023
Last Day To Register
10/18/2023 12:00 PM
Location
61 Camp Yawgoog Road
Rockville, RI 02873, US
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OPERATION BE PREPARED

YAWGOOG SCOUT RESERVATION

 

 

WHOScouts BSA members 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. Host troops will be designated at certain provisional campsites to accommodate all campers. Please bring a copy of your health form/emergency contact information


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. 

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.

PREREQUISITES:

  • The following are requirements are to be completed prior to class. If uncompleted, it will result in a “partial” for the merit badge class.

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.

  • Tenderfoot rank requirements 4.a.-d.- Second Classes rank requirements 6.a.-e. -  First Class rank requirements 7.a.-f.

For Emergency Preparedness

1.    Earn the First Aid Merit Badge - This requirement can be satisfied by a note from a Scoutmaster or Troop Advancement Chair 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, represented in photographs or satisfied by a note from a parent or Scoutmaster.


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

  • Check in located in the Medicine Bow Dining Hall.
  • Parking available in the Sandy Beach parking lot.

WHEN -  Friday, October 20th - Sunday, October 22 2nd023.

 Friday Check in - 6:00PM - 7:00PM - Cracker Barrel on Friday Night

 Program Begins - Friday October 20th 8:30 pm    

Program Ends - Sunday October 22nd 10:30 am


WHY -  Earn and learn at the same time.  Spend the weekend with fellow Scouters and train together. 

Scouts BSA members will have the opportunity to earn the First Aid, Search and Rescue, or the Emergency Preparedness merit badges. Adults and Youth leaders can also register to earn First Aid/CPR/AED certification.


HOW - Register online today! - Limited class space available. 

  • Please bring a copy of your health form/emergency contact information.
  • 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.
  • Be prepared for classroom time, include a notebook and writing supplies.
  • A Yawgoog tradition, Class A uniform is expected to be worn to dinner on Saturday and while youare at camp on Sunday.
  •  Interfaith service held Sunday morning.
Cost
$70.00 per Adventure Card Holder (In-Council)
$90.00 per Out of Council non- Adventure Card

 

NARRAGANSETT COUNCIL
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

223 Scituate Avenue
Cranston, RI 02921

Phone/Fax:401.351.8700
info@narragansettbsa.org

WEST BAY SCOUT SHOP

1276 Bald Hill Road, Unit 160
Warwick, RI 02886

Phone:401.821.7005
 

CAMP YAWGOOG 

 

61 Camp Yawgoog Rd
Rockville, RI 02873

 

campyawgoog@scouting.org