Girl Scouts get the chance to experience amazing outdoor adventures—and when you’re exploring outside, anything can happen. When it does, others may look to you, as an Ambassador, to know what to do in an emergency situation. In this badge, you’ll learn skills that define the Girl Scout motto. You’ll be prepared to handle any outdoor situation, from treating a mosquito bite to saving a life.
1. Learn how to deal with medical emergencies in the wilderness
2. Research careers that save lives in extreme conditions
3. Find out how to care for a critically injured person
4. Know how to move an injured person
5. Explore real-life examples for handling wilderness emergencies
When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know more about how to provide first aid in extreme conditions.
Earned by Ambassador Scouts.
If someone was sick or hurt, would you know how to help? In this badge, you’ll find out what to do in an emergency, from calling 911 to using first aid to treat minor injuries. When the unexpected happens, you’ll be prepared!
1. Find out how to get help from 911
2. Talk to someone who treats injured people
3. Make a first aid kit
4. Learn how to treat minor injuries
5. Know how to prevent and treat outdoor injuries
When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to get help in an emergency and treat minor injuries.
Earned by Brownie Scouts. Download Additional Resources.
As you get older, you’ll find yourself in charge more and more. That means you need to know what to do if people around you get sick or hurt. Find out how to deal with minor injuries and illnesses and how to tell when the problem is more serious in this badge.
1. Understand how to care for younger children
2. Know how to use everything in a first aid kit
3. Find out how to prevent serious outdoor injuries
4. Know the signs of shock and know how to treat it
5. Learn to prevent and treat injuries due to weather
When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to take care of people in an emergency, including younger children in my care.
Earned by Cadette Scouts. Download Additional Resources.
It can be scary if someone is sick or hurt, especially during an emergency. But when you’ve had practice and learned what to do, it’s easier to stay calm. Find out how to help people when they’re ill or injured and how to respond during an emergency in this badge.
1. Learn the first steps to take in an emergency
2. Talk to first responders
3. Make a portable first aid kit
4. Find out how to handle urgent first aid issues
5. Know how to take care of someone who’s sick
When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to help people who are sick or hurt.
Earned by Junior Scouts. Download Additional Resources.
As a Girl Scout Senior, you’re on the go—home, school, clubs, and activities. Wherever you are, you never know when you’ll find yourself in the middle of an emergency. Would you know what to do? In this badge, find out how to differentiate between minor and major injuries, provide emergency treatment in some life-threatening situations, and share important information about injuries or illness.
1. Find out how to perform triage
2. Know how to help a head or neck injury
3. Learn how to use everyday objects to make splints
4. Recognize the signs of drug overdose and alcohol poisoning
5. Share your knowledge with others
When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to give first aid for life-threatening injuries and illnesses.
Earned by Senior Scouts.