True stories of Scouts in Action
Summary: Every month, Boys' Life magazine publishes the true stories of Scouts who used their emergency training to save lives or help other people. Now, you can hear about the rescues from the participants themselves in the Scouts in Action podcasts.
Members of Pack 100 and Troop 100 were swimming in Nebraska's Platte River when one of them spotted a baby floating facedown in the water. Listen as they describe how they saved the baby in a true story of Scouts in Action.
As Todd Staszak was bodyboarding, he heard cries for help. A man was trying to save his son and his son's friend as a powerful riptide pulled the boys away from shore. Listen as Todd and others describe how he rescued the boys in a true story of Scouts in Action.
As Trevor Robinson and four friends were walking across the parking lot of their school, a car traveling almost 30 miles an hour rounded a corner and headed straight for them. Listen as Trevor and others describe how he saved his friends' lives in a true story of Scouts in Action.
Alex Lambert, Junior Tyree and John Buchanan were swimming. As John began to tire, he panicked and jumped onto Junior's back. Both boys started to go under. Listen as Alex and his mom describe the rescue in a true story of Scouts in Action.
Jake Silfies and Matt Mikosky were hiking during a winter camping trip when Matt's dad fell through the ice. Listen as they describe the rescue in a true story of Scouts in Action.
Jimmy Kennedy woke his family as Hurricane Katrina struck his home in the early morning hours. The electricity was out, and floodwaters were surging into the house. Listen as Jimmy and his mother describe what he did to save his family in a true story of Scouts in Action.
As John Crandall and other students were riding the bus home from school, a large tree fell off the back of a truck ahead of them. The bus swerved and rolled over. Listen as John describes what he did to get everyone off the bus in a true story of Scouts in Action.
Travis Mason and his mother were driving during a rainstorm. Their SUV went off the slippery road and rolled to the bottom of a ravine, throwing Mrs. Mason from the vehicle. Listen as Travis describes what he did to treat his mother in a true story of Scouts in Action.
When Brian Butterfield's raft overturned, his dad's foot got trapped between a rock and a tree in the middle of a raging river. Listen as Brian and his dad describe the dramatic rescue.
John Guyton was riding in the passenger seat of a truck when the driver suffered a seizure. Somehow, he needed to stop the truck and help his friend in the middle of rush hour traffic. Listen as John describes the rescue in a true story of Scouts in Action.