Survival Scout Tips — history

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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Heard of Operation Dark Winter? Here’s Why It Matters Now.

Operation Dark Winter, a senior-level war game, simulated how a biological warfare attack would devastate the U.S. Learn what the exercise showed and why it matters more than ever before.

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Achieve Personal Freedom This Independence Day

Learn the true history of Independence Day and gain a better understanding of how to be truly free through a preparedness lifestyle. It's critical to start today.

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3 Lessons From The Great Plague We Can Learn From

In the 17th century, the effects of The Great Plague devastated London and lasted for 18 months. Here are three lessons we can glean from it on how to make long term preparations in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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I Talked to a Man Today

What a lesson! This story has been making the rounds on social media over the last couple of months. We wish we knew who the author was, but have not been able to track that down. We encourage you to read on...

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Salt: The Survival Essential in Everyone’s Pantry

Salt is a common pantry staple for many reasons beyond adding flavor to food. Read on to learn how salt serves a variety of purposes in survival situations.

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Economic Survival Lessons from the Great Depression

With concerns of a possible economic collapse, history can teach us how to make ends meet. Looking closely at how Americans survived the Great Depression provides a model to follow should things take a turn for the worst.

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What History Can Teach Us about Second Waves

As states start to ease COVID-19 restrictions, it’s important to review the dangerous consequences of the second and third waves of the Spanish flu of 1918.

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3 Wins of Growing a Victory Garden Right Now

With Americans on lockdown, a revival of creating victory gardens inspires several benefits. Learn how to design your own like to support your family like previous generations. 

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When Governments Kill the Internet

More than a quarter of countries in the world have cut off civilian access to the Internet and communication tools. Learn more about what’s happening and how to prepare accordingly.

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