PLEASE NOTE: BSA has reduced their emphasis on this program, but has not discontinued it completely. The patch is still being produced, but some Scout Shops™ may not routinely stock the patch. To avoid disappointing Scouts, CHECK FIRST to see if any are available in your area before promoting this program and patch.
Carry out the activities identified in this Phase I section.
- "Taking Care of Yourself When You Are Alone",
Boy Scout Handbook, page 375
- "Caring for Younger Children",
Boy Scout Handbook, page 374
- "The Family Council",
Boy Scout Handbook, pages 371-373.
- Discuss items on relationships of
- drugs and crime
- gangs and crime
- graffiti and crime
- peers and crime.
Neighborhood / Community:
- "Know Your Community",
Boy Scout Handbook, page 341.
Visit a government agency responsible for crime prevention programs.
Participate with your family, patrol, crew, team, troop, or friends in a crime prevention project, either an original project or a project of a neighborhood- or community-based organization. (Before beginning the project, have the unit leader approve your choice.)