What should children know before
going into the outdoors?

   
Hug a tree Hug a tree when you think you are lost. Talk to your tree.
   
   
Always carry a trash bag and whistle on a picnic, hike, or camping trip.

When you are lost, make a hole in the side of the bag for your face. To stay warm, put the bag over you and put your face through the hole. Blow the whistle as loud as you can.

Wear a trash bag to stay warm
   
   
Make yourself big Make yourself big. Stand up and wave your hands when you see a plane or helicopter.
   
   
There are no animals that want to hurt you. If you hear a noise, yell at it or blow your whistle. If it is an animal, it will run and hide. If it is a searcher, you will be found. If you hear a noise, yell at it or blow your whistle.
   
   
Don't be afraid of strangers when you are lost. Your parents won't be angry with you for getting lost. There will be many people helping your parents search for you. Don't be afraid of strangers when you are lost.