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2015 Updates


II. Aquatics Safety: The Safety Afloat section was updated to clarify Cub Scout participation in pack and den events.

VIII. Sports and Activities: The Climbing and Rappelling, and COPE Activities sections were each revised and expanded throughout.

XI. Transportation: Additions to this chapter include the future policy on using 15-passenger vans and guidelines on safe driving.


I. Youth Protection and Adult Leadership: The entire chapter was replaced with an updated version of Scouting's Barriers to Abuse.

V. Medical Information and First Aid: This chapter was simplified to be more in line with the Annual Health and Medical Record. Updates were made to the First Aid and CPR Training section.

Age-Appropriate Guidelines: The Aquatics section was updated throughout with new guidelines.


X. Insurance: The entire Insurance chapter was revised.

Age-Appropriate Guidelines: The Sports section was dropped from this insert.

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