Survival Scout Tips

A Guide to Raising Your Own Poultry

Raising your own chickens is a great way to develop your own source of protein, save money, and prepare for circumstances that limit your access to store-bought food. Learn how to get started with raising chickens.

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Wildfires and Air Filtration: How to Safely and Effectively Filter Your Air Supply

Breathing clean indoor air during a nearby wildfire is critical to staying healthy. Hazardous smoke drifts hundreds of miles over state lines. Be prepared with an air purification system should this happen again. And it will. 

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Surviving Valley Forge: 5 Takeaways for Survivalists

Not only was Valley Forge an important example of the American army’s strength and unity during the Revolution--it’s also a terrific example of what to do (and not do) in the face of brutal conditions. These lessons can still apply today when it comes to survival. 

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Learning from the Past: Haiti, Mexico City, and Alaska

Discover what happened in the Haiti, Mexico City, and Alaska earthquakes, and what you and your family should do to prepare. These hit without warning. With nearly half of Americans live in areas prone to earthquakes, it's best to have a plan. 

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Tsunamis: Are You at Risk & Prepared?

Demolishing buildings, sweeping away roads, and stealing lives. Knowing how to remain vigilant and aware of warning signs is essential for tsunami survival. The impact reaches states far inland. Here's what you need to know to prepare.

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6 Surprising Life-Saving Uses for Alcohol during a Crisis

During times of crisis, you won’t want to be without certain essential items, such as a water purification system, flashlights, and an emergency food supply. And alcohol. We're completely serious, and if you bear with us, we will explain why.

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Gas Shortages: What Current and Past Crises Teach Us

Imagine waking up to discover that filling up your vehicle’s gas tank requires waiting in line for hours upon hours. It's happening. Discover how to prepare for a gas shortage crisis, using examples from history and now. A natural disaster doesn’t have to occur for things to get hectic.

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Sprouting 101: From Benefits to Growing Tips

Sprouts may be small, but in the survival game, they are mighty. Discover new growing tips and how they are essential to stock to produce healthy food in days during an emergency.

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6 Prepper Barter Lessons from History

Barter lessons will prepare any family or individual to survive and thrive during times of crisis. After all, what would you do without access to a credit card or an ATM? Here are 6 barter tips to get you started.

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Earthquake Predictions and Preparedness

206 years ago, the Midwest was nearly swallowed by an earthquake. Here is what the heart of the U.S. needs to know in the event we experience another seismic catastrophe.

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