Den Meeting Activities
Discuss first aid. Practice the treatment for ďhurry
Put together a first aid kit for your den.
Practice mouth to mouth resuscitation on a mannequin.
Talk about where and how to get help in various
Consult the Boy Scout Field Book for safe bicycling
Make floor plans showing a home fire escape route.
Discuss home fire escape procedures.
Make posters showing how and where home accidents are
most likely to happen.
Review bicycle safety rules.
Plan a bicycle reflector campaign.
Have a bicycle obstacle course competition.
Review safe swim defense plan.
Ask an off duty local rescue squad or ambulance corps
to demonstrate some first aid situations and techniques.
Red Cross center
Stage a bicycle rodeo.
Stage a fire drill during a pack meeting.
Invite a local Scout troop to come and do a first aid
Meeting Demonstrations And Exhibits
Display floor plans of your home fire escape route.
Display posters showing how and where accidents
commonly occur in the home.
Demonstrate the proper way to refuel a power mower,
with the motor off and cool.
Dramatize the danger of having medicine bottles without
labels in the home.
Explain the danger of frayed wires on an electrical
appliance, emphasizing that major wiring repairs should be done by an
Demonstrate a telephone conversation asking for
Show and explain how to handle the ďhurry casesĒ of
Display first aid kit.
Recognize any adult pack
member who works in emergency services.
neckerchiefs; participants divided into 2 teams
Two teams Ė half the members of each team are
firemen, the other half are victims and are laying on their backs. On
signal, the first fireman runs up to his victim, ties his wrists together
with a neckerchief, and pulls him back to the starting line with the
firemanís drag. He touches off the next fireman, who then rescues his
victim. First team to bring in all their victims wins.
Safety True Or False
T F 1.
Obey all traffic laws, signs, and signals.
T F 2.
Ride single file, close to the right-hand curb. Ride against traffic, not
T F 3.
Ride in a straight line except when you have to weave in and out of traffic.
T F 4.
Look, then signal before turning or stopping. Use arm signals.
T F 5.
After dark, you can only carry two passengers safely.
T F 6.
Give pedestrians and motor vehicles the right of way.
T F 7.
Slow down and look carefully before crossing intersections.
T F 8.
Ride bike as fast as you can across railroad crossings and busy
T F 9.
Donít hitch onto cars and trucks.
T F 10.
Donít shoot out of blind driveways and alleys.
T F 11. Be
alert for other vehicles, like cars pulling out from curbs and driveways.
T F 12.
Donít try to squeeze in between cars and trucks.
T F 13. If
bike isnít in good mechanical condition, only ride in slow traffic areas.
T F 14. Be
sure your bike has good brakes and a horn or warning bell.
T F 15. Be
courteous. Respect the rights of other cyclists, drivers, pedestrians.
2. False. Ride with traffic, not against it.
3. False. Never stunt, race, or weave in and out of
5. False. Donít ever carry passengers.
8. False. Walk your bike across railroad crossings and
13. False. Keep bike in good mechanical condition or
donít ride it.