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Be Safe. Be Prepared.
Many bad situations can be avoided by being aware of your surroundings, being alert to potential problems or having a plan before trouble starts. The "Color Code of Mental Awareness" discusses how you can develop skills to protect yourself.
Night Skies of the Fall
A brief discussion of the night skies that can be seen in the Northern Hemisphere in late September- the constellations in the sky and instruction on how to locate the North Star.
School Days Safety Begins Again
With the beginning of a new school year safety procedures in school zones and while driving bear reviewing
Viewing the Perseid Meteor Shower
Some tips about watching the Perseid meteor shower and some interesting information about the Perseus constellation.
Scout Volunteers and the Council
Some councils treat volunteers as a necessary evil; some treat volunteers as keys to success of the Scouting program. Which of these describes you council's relationship with volunteers?
Water Safety- More Than Just Lifejackets
We usually instruct Scouts about water and boating safety. Adults need to review boating safety rules as well.
Ticks- Myths, Facts and More
Ticks are the second highest transmitter of disease to humans. Improper tick removal can increase the probability of contracting a disease from a tick bite. Many of the myths about removing ticks can cause problems.
Chiggers- Myths, Facts and More
There are lots of myths about chiggers. They do not burrow into your skin and you do not treat them by using clear nail polish. Find the real story about chiggers.
Bullying- What Is It?
What is bullying? What are the different styles of bullying? Are you or is your child a bully?
Bullying- A Problem Not Just in Scouting
What is bullying and what forms does it take? What are some bullying myths?
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