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Annual Health and Medical Record
The bilingual Annual Health and Medical Record was released September 3, 2012, and its use will become mandated January 1, 2014, in an effort to support the BSA's All Markets Strategy. Read more
YOUth Protection Begins with YOU!
YOUth Protection Begins With YOUThe Boy Scouts of America places the greatest importance on creating the most secure environment possible for our youth members. To maintain such an environment, the BSA developed numerous procedural and leadership selection policies and provides parents and leaders with resources for the Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Venturing programs. Read more
BSA Mandatory Reporting policy
The BSA has a Mandatory Reporting policy which states that registered leaders must report any suspected child abuse and/or violation of the BSA Youth protection Policy. Read more
Guide to Safe Scouting
The purpose of the Guide to Safe Scouting is to prepare members of the Boy Scouts of America to conduct Scouting activities in a safe and prudent manner. The policies and guidelines have been established because of the real need to protect members from known hazards that have been identified through 100 years of experience. Limitations on certain activities should not be viewed as stumbling blocks; rather, policies and guidelines are best described as stepping-stones toward safe and enjoyable adventures. Download The Guide to Safe Scouting
BSA Council Accident & Sickness Insurance Program
The Mid-America Council has purchased the National Boys Scouts of America Council Accident & Sickness Insurance Plan, which covers all registered Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers, Explorers and Adults for both accidents and illnesses. Read More
Mid-America Council Emergency Plan
The Mid-America Council has an Emergency Plan to protect and provide for the health and safety of Scouts, Scouters, visitors & employees. It also allows us to provide training for incidents requiring swift decisive actions in a response and helps to protect & preserve the property. Download the Mid-America Council Emergency Procedures Presentation to learn more.
Risk Management Guide For Units
The purpose of this guide is to prepare adult leaders to conduct Scouting activities in a safe and prudent manner. Policies and guidelines have been established because of the need to protect members from risk and hazards that have been identified through ninety-plus years of Scouting experience. MAC Risk Management Guide for Units 
BSA Shooting Sports
The Boy Scouts of America adheres to its longstanding policy of teaching its youth and adult members the safe, responsible, intelligent handling, care, and use of firearms, air rifles, BB guns, and archery equipment in planned, carefully managed, and supervised programs. Cub Scouts | Troops and Crews
Meeting Place Inspection Checklist

Download Meeting Place Inspection Checklist 
Send a copy of the completed form to:
Durham Scout Center
Risk Management Committee
12401 West Maple Road
Omaha, NE 68164
A responsibility of the unit's chartered organization is to provide adequate meeting facilities. Use the Meeting Place Inspection Checklist  form to help identify any areas that need improvement. Unit committee members should make the inspection. Findings should be shared with the head of the institution, and plans should be made to correct hazards if any are found.

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