Cycling/Mountain Biking (Ranger Award elective)

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==Elective requirements==
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'''Cycling/Mountain Biking''' is one of the electives for the [[Venturing]] [[Ranger Award]].
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:'''Requirement 1'''. Hunter education and enforcement
 
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::a. Successfully complete a hunter education course offered by your state wildlife/conservation agency.
 
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::b. Learn and explain the requirements to become a volunteer hunter education instructor in your state.
 
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::c. Explain how to report a wildlife-related violation to the appropriate law enforcement agency.
 
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:'''Requirement 2'''. Do (a), (b), or (c).
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::a. Successfully complete a bowhunter education course offered by your state or the National Bowhunter Education Foundation.
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::b. Successfully complete a National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association Rifle Basic course.
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::c. Participate in a National Rifle Association-International Hunter Education Association Youth Hunter Education Challenge event sponsored by your state.
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:'''Requirement 3'''. Do (a), (b), or (c).
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::a. Assist a certified hunter education instructor with a hunter education course.
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::b. Either plan or assist in putting on a National Hunting and Fishing Day program.
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::c. Talk with a game warden/ conservation officer about his/her job. If possible, observe/assist at a game check station in your state.
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:'''Requirement 4'''. Plan and carry out a hunting trip approved by an Advisor.
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==Notes==
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:'''Requirement 5'''. Make a tabletop display or presentation on what you have learned for your crew, another crew, a Cub or Boy Scout group, or another youth group.
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''Source: 1999 (2006 printing) Venturer Handbook (33494C)''
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==Requirement resources==
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'''2c'''. Presentation resources:<br>
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'''9a'''. Presentation resources:<br>
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==Notes==
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== Related awards ==
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* [[Outdoor Bronze Award]]
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== See also ==
== See also ==
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:* [[Outdoor Bronze Award]]
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==External links==
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*[http://www.scouting.org/venturing/awards/bronze.html Venturing Bronze Award] on the BSA scouting.org site.
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*[http://www.scouting.org/venturing/awards/ranger.html Venturing Ranger Award] on the BSA scouting.org site.
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The Ranger Award medal
The Ranger Award medal


Cycling/Mountain Biking is one of the electives for the Venturing Ranger Award.


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Cycling/Mountain Biking (Ranger Award elective) requirements

Requirement 1. Describe the difference between cycling (touring) and mountain biking.
Requirement 2. Laws and safety
a. Know the laws governing biking in your state.
b. Learn and know bicycle safety rules and gear for your preferred type of biking.
c. Give a presentation and safe biking session to your crew, another crew, a Cub Scout or Boy Scout group, or another group using the knowledge you have gained.
d. Demonstrate proper first aid for head injuries.
(If you choose mountain biking as your discipline, do 3(a) and (b).)
Requirement 3. Rules and environmental impact
a. Learn the mountain biking rules for the trail as stated by the IMBA (International Mountain Biking Association) and explain what is meant by soft cycling.
b. Describe environmental considerations that are important for mountain biking and describe ways to lessen their impact on the environment.
Requirement 4. Maintenance checklist and journal
a. Establish a maintenance checklist that needs to be reviewed before each tour or trip.
b. Make and keep a personal biking journal and record information on at least three tours or trips.
Requirement 5. Repair kit
a. Buy or build a bike tool and repair kit.
b. Show you know how to use each tool in the kit.
c. Repair a flat tire, adjust your brakes, properly adjust your seat and handlebars, repair a broken chain, and show you know how to temporarily repair a buckled wheel.
Requirement 6. Bike trail project
a. With the approval of the property owner or land manager, plan and lead a one-day bike trail or road maintenance project.
b. Write an article about your project for your school or community newspaper.
Requirement 7. Cycling trips
a. Take at least eight separate cycling tours 20 miles in length or eight separate mountain biking treks 10 miles in length.
b. Keep a personal journal of your eight trips, noting routes covered, weather conditions, sketches, maps, and sights seen. Also note significant things along the trails such as trail markers, downhills, climbs, rocks, drops, log hops, and portages.
Requirement 8. In addition to the tours and treks in 7, plan and do a two-day cycling tour 50 miles in length or mountain bike trek 40 miles in length. Your trip plan should include routes, food, proper clothing, and safety considerations. Record in your journal.
Requirement 9. Do (a) or (b):
a. Make a tabletop display or presentation on cycling or mountain biking for your crew, another crew, a Cub or Scout group, or another group.
b. Make a where-to-go biking guide for your area which has at least 10 trips or places to bike. Invite your crew, other crews, Cub and Scout groups, and other groups to use this guide.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Venturer Handbook, 2006 Edition (BSA Supply No. 33494)

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Requirement resources

2c. Presentation resources:

9a. Presentation resources:


Related awards

Sports-related awards


See also

Venturing portal




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