Annual Health and Medical Record

The Scouting adventure, camping trips, high-adventure excursions, and having fun are important to everyone in Scouting—and so is your safety and well-being. Completing the Annual Health and Medical Record is the first step in making sure you have a great Scouting experience. So what do you need?

All Scouting Events

Applies to ALL participants—in basic Scouting activities such as local tours and weekend camping trips less than 72 hours in duration.

Are You Going to Camp?

A pre-participation physical is needed:

  • For resident campers (summer or winter camps)
  • Events 72 hours or more


All Exploring participants (adult and youth)– for any event or activity less than 72 hours in duration.

A pre-participation physical is needed for everyone (adult and youth) for any Exploring event or activity 72 hours or more in length.

Are You Planning a High-Adventure Trip?

Florida Sea Base. All participants and staff.

SCUBA participants ALSO need to download the PADI Medical Statement.

Northern Tier. Includes wilderness canoe treks, OKPIK winter adventures, and staff.

Philmont Scout Ranch. All camping participants and staff.

Philmont Training Center. Mountain trek, Trailblazers, Mustangs, NAYLE, NAYLE staff, PLC, and PLC staff.

PTC conferences and all other family program groups can use the limited backcountry download.

Summit Bechtel Reserve. All participants and staff.