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Risk Management


Important Information for all Leaders!

2008 Insurance Information for Volunteers
(Word Doc)

Membership Application Process
(PDF Format - HTML Format)

The health and safety of all or our Scouts, Leaders and parents will always be a priority of the Patriots’ Path Council. Our Risk Management Committee has a number of helpful programs, guides and recognitions to assist with Safe Scouting activities. They include:

Tour Plan
A tour plan is required for any field trip or camping program. This plan should be filed with the Council Service Center at least two weeks in advance of the trip.

Insurance Coverage
The Council provides both liability insurance and accident insurance for its members.

More information and related forms

Certificates of Liability Insurance Requests should be sent to Linda Mickel. Requirements were updated effective march 15, 2012 to better align with the national forms. See the updated Guidelines.

Unit Money Earning Application

Certificate of Liability Insurance Request(pdf)

Certificate of Liability Insurance Request(word)

SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT SUBMITTING INSURANCE REQUESTS: We recommend submitting a request at least 30 days in advance of your event. This allows for any problems that might arise and also allows for information to come from the National office if needed. WE CANNOT GUARANTEE A CERTIFICATE WILL BE ISSUED IF THE REQUEST IS SUBMITTED LESS THAN TWO WEEKS IN ADVANCE!

Incident Report

Accident Insurance Policy


Operations Safe Scouting Award Program
A recognition program fro both youth members and units for conducting a safe program and having completed training in safety programs.

Risk Zone Training
This one hour training program is required for all leaders who conduct field trips and camping programs.

Safe Swim Defense/Safety Afloat Training
A required training course for leaders who will conduct any aquatics activity.

Other information

Unit Health and Safety Chairman

Age-Appropriate Guidelines for Scouting Activities
Program-specific criteria designed to assist unit leaders in determining what activities are age-appropriate for their participants.

Guide to Safe Scouting
The purpose of the Guide to Safe Scouting is to prepare adult leaders to conduct Scouting activities in a safe and prudent manner.

Caving Moratorium
This is a letter sent to inform Scouting programs of a new moratorium on caving in wild caves in 17 states of the Northeast.Please read the letter for more information.