Hello, Mommy and Daddy! Do you have any problems about finding the medical form for your boy who wants to join a scout? Well, there are some experiences from some parents in which they have to find a BSA medical form. Your boys need to fill in the BSA medical term in order to make them ready to camp in the summer. However, sometimes it takes the parents by surprise. You have to remind them to make appointment and check the health condition to fill up the medical form.
What is the real function of a BSA form? Well, no parents want something bad happens to their boy, but if there is an accident or a medical emergency, as a parent you must want the care provider gives the best treatment for your child. And here is the function of a BSA medical form. It provides the accurate and current medical information about your boy. For example, what allergy he has, what current illness he undergoes, or what medicine he should take every day, etc. Actually there are some forms which are different one another. Let’s mention BSA form A, B, C and D. What are the differences and which one is suitable for you and your boy? Let’s have a look.
Types of BSA Medical Forms
There are three types of BSA medical form you need to know. Let’s discuss them one by one.
- BSA Medical Form A B
This kind of forms is required to all of the Scouts as well as the adults who participate in any kinds of scouting events. And this form is the one which will be filled out by the adult or the parents of the boy who joins the event. Things which are covered in the part A and B are some personal information such as contact information, the insurance coverage, hold harmless release, health history, the photo release, and the parent’s or adult’s signature at the end. Part A and B forms are usually filled out every year for most parents and the boys.
- BSA Medical Form Part C
It is the one causing last minute scrambling. It happens since it’s the physical examination. Actually, part C needs to be filled out by the adults and the scouts if there are some things below are applied:
- The event is high adventure based event.
- That event is going to last over 72 hours.
- The event is demanding and strenuous.
- BSA Medical Form Part D
This form applies only to the adults and Scouts who will go to high adventure base event. Adults and Scouts that will participate in the back country activities need to pay the particular attention to height as well as weight regulations on that kind of BSA Medical Form.
In a nut shell, if you don’t have any kind of that form that is ready for yourself and your Scout, just stop putting off and get ready to make appointment soon or even today!