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Cyber Chip Netsmartz website outdated

I have been searching for Cyber Chip information for both Grades 6 to 8 and 9 to 12. When I visit Netsmartz website it has been fully changed and not oriented towards Cyber Chip and Scouting as well as no mention of where to recharge for those Scouts who have done it and just need to recharge their Cyber Chip.

Netsmartz seems to have eliminated their Scouting specific pages around the time the Protect Yourself Rules adventures were announced for Cub Scouts. Many of the resources can still be found there, though.

You can find the requirements at:


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I just found the January 2020 changes.
http://usscouts.org/advance/changes/advchanges20.asp
Changes were made to requirement 1 for Scouts in grades 6-8 and 9-12, and to requirement 4 for Scouts in grades 6-8, and the note regarding recharging the Cyber Chip annually was revised. In addition, links to the various videos are now provided. The version of the requirements as posted on Scouting.org differs slightly from the version in the requirements booklet. The changes are as shown below:

Grades 6-8:

  1. Read and sign the Level II Internet Safety Pledge from NetSmartz. (BSA Cyber Chip green card) on the BSA Cyber Chip card. (BSA Cyber Chip green card; can be ordered at www.scoutshop.org.)
  2. Watch the video “Friend or Fake?” (www.nsteens.org/Videos/FriendOrFake), along with two additional videos of your choosing (www.nsteens.org/Videos/) {from the list below} , to see how friends can help each other to stay safe online. (www.NetSmartz.org/scouting)
    * Post to be Private
  1. As an individual or with your patrol, use the EDGE method and mini lessons to teach Internet safety rules, behavior, and “netiquette” to your troop or another patrol. You are encouraged to use any additional material and information you have researched. Each member of the patrol must have a role and present part of the lesson. (www.NetSmartz.org/scouting)

Grades 9-12

  1. Read and sign the Level II Internet Safety Pledge (BSA Cyber Chip green card) on the BSA Cyber Chip card. (BSA Cyber Chip green card; can be ordered at www.scoutshop.org.)
  2. Watch three {of the following} “Real-Life Story” videos (www.nsteens.org/videos.aspx?Brand=Real-Life-Stories) to learn the impact on teens. (NetSmartz.org/scouting)
    * Friend or Fake
  1. As an individual or patrol, use the EDGE method and the Student Project Kit (www.missingkids.org/content/dam/netsmartz/downloadable/studentprojectkit/Student_Project_Kit_V1.5.pdf) to teach Internet safety rules, behavior, and “netiquette” to your troop or another patrol. You are encouraged to use any additional material and information you have researched. Each member of the patrol must have a role and present part of the lesson. (NetSmartz.org/scouting)
    Note: All Cyber Chips will expire annually. Each Scout will need to “recharge” the chip by going back to the NetSmartz Recharge area. This space will hold new information, news, and a place for the Scout go to Netsmartz (www.netsmartz.org) and complete two new resources to recommit to net safety and netiquette. Then, with the unit leader, the Scout can add the new date to the Cyber Chip card or certificate.

URl: https://www.nsteens.org/Videos/FriendOrFake

I hope this helps.

Heather

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https://www.scouting.org/training/youth-protection/cyber-chip/

https://www.scouting.org/training/youth-protection/cyber-chip/grades-6-8/

https://www.scouting.org/training/youth-protection/cyber-chip/grades-9-12/

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