BC RCMP Safety Scavenger Hunt

Hey kids is your family prepared for an emergency? Are you on Spring Break & need some self quarantine help? Try the BC RCMP Safety Scavenger Hunt to test your emergency preparedness.

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Scavenger hunt page 1 questions. Text equivalent below.

Scavenger hunt page 2 questions. Text equivalent below.

Step Task Points
1 Take a photo of you with your emergency contact information
(but don’t share online) – Give yourself 5 points
2 How many smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors do you have in your house? Where are they located. – Give yourself 2 points for each one, give yourself 5 extra points if you know when they were last replaced or the batteries were changed.  
3 Did you know your emergency contact telephone numbers? Give yourself 3 points for each telephone number you knew without asking.  
4 What is the name of your nearest hospital? Check a map to make sure you are correct. – Award yourself 4 points for the correct answer.  
5 Write the telephone number you call in an emergency on a piece of paper 10 times in 10 different colours – Give yourself 10 points if you can complete this from start to finish, including finding the pencils or pens, in under 1 minute. If it takes you longer than one minute, award yourself 5 points.  
6 Go to your emergency kit and check the contents, how many things are expired? Dock 1 point off your total for every expired item. Don’t have an emergency kit, dock 10 points off your total.  
7 Where is your fire extinguisher? Give yourself 2 points for each one.  
8 Find the emergency water shut off – Give yourself 5 points.  
9 Find a flashlight and check the batteries – Give yourself 3 points for every flashlight and 2 extra points for one with working batteries (Don’t forget to check and make sure that the batteries have not been reversed to ensure they work when you need them).  
10 Name 10 non-perishable food items starting with the letter S – Give yourself 1 point for each:
11 Design a floorplan with emergency escape routes – Give yourself 10 points if you already had one, give yourself 5 points for a new one.  
12 Uh, oh! Fire Drill! Grab your pets and walk in an orderly fashion to your emergency meeting spot outside your home – Don’t know where that is? Dock 3 points, award yourself 5 points if you knew where it was.  
13 Now that you are safe outside pretend to call the Fire Department to ask for help, you will need to tell the dispatcher your address. – Award yourself 5 points for knowing your address or dock 5 points if you don’t.  
14 Before you rush back inside take a look at the stairs and paths leading to your house, are there any tripping hazards? - Dock 1 point for each hazard, if there are none award yourself 2 points.  
15 Is your house number visible from the street? - Give yourself 3 points for a visible number or dock 3 for one that isn’t.  
16 Do you have a security camera, motion lights or a house alarm? - Award yourself 2 points for each.  
17 Do you have a bicycle? Have you recorded your serial number, or is it inscribed with an identifying number? - Give yourself 5 points for each bicycle you have recorded the serial number for, or is inscribed with an identifying number. Give yourself 2 points if you do it now and an extra 2 points for taking a photo.  
18 Find the non-emergency line telephone number for your local police, write it down and post it next to a home phone, or on your refrigerator – Award yourself 3 points.  
19 Road Trip! Go to a parent’s car, check to see if they have left a garage door opener or extra key inside – Dock 10 points for each item left inside, give yourself 10 points if you can’t find either.  
20 Was the car parked outside, was it locked? – Give yourself 3 points for a locked car, or dock 5 if it wasn’t.  
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