Choose one person (your emergency contact) in a different state who every person in your family could call or text in an emergency. I chose my grandpa. You would all call your emergency contact to let them know that you are safe and where you are. Create a contact card with that person’s name and number. Put a copy in your backpack or wallet, where you can find it when you need it. You can also put this person’s name and number in your cellphone if you have one.
In an emergency phone lines can get tied up. Texting is often the best way to communicate in an emergency without adding to the problem.
Do you have your plan? You do!
Congratulations! You’ve taken your second step as a Ready Marine Corps Kid.