Volume 5 Issue 5
December 1998


Heart of America Council

To earn the Readyman activity badge a Webelos Scout must lean first aid, how to swim and how to drive his bicycle without danger to himself or others. He also learns how to make his home safer and the safety rules for passengers in the car.
In earning the Readyman activity badge he will get a faster start on being prepared as a Scout. Many of the things he learns help him advance as a Boy Scout.


1. Ask a member of the local Red Cross or emergency trauma team to visit your den and show you how to save lives by learning:
Hurry cases
Other minor emergencies

2. Consult with the local fire marshal, emergency services team, or police department to find out how to plan an emergency escape route, or find where most home accidents are likely to occur in and around the home.

3. Consult the Boy Scout Field Book for safe bicycling tips.

Tie Slide

Band Aid Slide

Thin piece of wood or tongue depressor
Pipe cleaner
Clear contact paper

1. Cut a thin piece of wood or tongue depressor the shape of a Band-Aid.
2. Make 2 holes in the middle and make a pipe cleaner ring.
3. Then stick on a real Band-Aid and cover.

Webelos Advancement
by Dave O'Leary
Piedmont Council

(Webelos leader brings forward Webelos Scouts and parents receiving that rank.

Cubmaster - Now you can see that these Cub Scouts are on the upward trail. They are moving forward and keep working for the highest award in Cub Scouting, the Arrow of Light. Parents our congratulations to you and your Webelos Scouts. Thank you for the fine work you have done in Scouting. (Parents present badges to sons.)

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