There is magic to camping in winter. It is one of the most challenging outdoor adventures. However, potentially extreme weather conditions, cold temperatures, and unique hazards associated with outdoor winter activities require careful planning to ensure safety.
Go here to learn more about winter activity safety: https://www.scouting.org/health-and-safety/safety-moments/winter-activity/
Scouting has quite a library of “Safety Moments” leaders and youth can use as part of the Scouting program to build awareness and train fellow Scouts at: https://www.scouting.org/health-and-safety/safety-moments/
The Guide to Safe Scouting is another useful resource for Scout leaders that are coordinating winter outings. It provides good information about what is safe and what is not for Scouting activities. Go to https://www.scouting.org/health-and-safety/gss/
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