Survival Scout Tips — family

How to Stock Up Survival Supplies Without Breaking the Bank

Survival gear and supplies are expensive. If you aren’t careful, you will go over budget purchasing emergency tools. Here’s how to avoid overspending.

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Extreme Survival Lessons from the Donner Party

The true history of the Donner Party’s failed expedition teaches valuable survival lessons we can put in place today.

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12 Survival Skills All Families Should Know

We never know when disaster will strike, but we can prepare our families to survive by teaching them these 12 essential survival skills.

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Cooped Up: Activities to Keep Kids Busy and You Sane

If your cooped-up kids are driving you crazy and keeping you from working remotely, check out these 15 screen-free ways to keep kiddos entertained during a quarantine.

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Things to Do to Entertain Yourself & Your Family While In Isolation

With schools across the U.S. closing, more companies asking their employees to work remotely, and entire cities shutting down, it means families sheltering at home will have to find ways to entertain themselves. 

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7 Survival Strategies to Teach Kids

As parents and adults, it’s our job to teach kids emergency preparedness skills so they can survive a tragedy when there are no adults around.

We can't rely on schools to teach what we as adults understand is vital in terms of being prepared for emergencies.
 
There's plenty to share with kids. Let's distill all the various strategies down to 7 that would be a good place to start.

 

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Preparedness Lessons from the Boy Scouts

Pouring Rain, Howling Wind and a Campfire: Lessons from the Boy Scouts

MPS advisor Grant Miller tells a tale from a recent Boy Scouts’ outing he helped lead. The lessons of getting a simple fire going in tough conditions and what it means for our preparedness journeys.

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How to Talk with Friends and Family about Preparedness

YOU'RE ONLY AS PREPARED AS YOUR LEAST-PREPARED LOVED ONE. How to talk to friends and family about preparedness One of the things we hear from loyal customers like you at times is that it's difficult to talk about preparedness with others. Not only are we battling some ugly stereotypes, but it's easy to believe others won't care or have too many objections to listen to us. Trust me, I get it. I've been there. But, after all, our own preparedness and self-reliance depend on those we love joining us. That's why I'm writing you today - I've found some easy...

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Fun Ways to Teach Kids Preparedness - Pass it On

Family values. They're a cornerstone of the preparedness lifestyle - and of course, American life in general.  Teach Kids Preparedness That's why, today, I want to spend a little time focusing on the future of preparedness - children. Instilling the values of self-reliance and emergency preparedness in our children and grandchildren is absolutely vital to preserving our nation's liberties for generations to come. I know, teaching kids about preparedness can seem like a daunting task. In fact, it can be hard enough convincing adults to get serious about preparedness. But the truth is, if you follow some simple guidelines and...

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3 Tips on Talking About Preparedness

HOW TO TALK TO FRIENDS AND FAMILY ABOUT PREPAREDNESS Right after Memorial Day, it seems my calendar fills right up. Barbecues. Grad parties. Fireworks. Church fundraisers. A vacation. And so much more. It can be hard to balance all these social activities with the preparedness lifestyle... But I don't want you to think of it as a burden - think of it as an opportunity. What am I getting at? Well, every time you gather with others is an opportunity to spread the virtues of living the preparedness lifestyle. Today, I want to delve into some easy, no-pressure ways to...

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