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*'''See''': [[Camping]], [[Backpacking]], [[Hiking]], [[Cooking]], and [[Wilderness Survival]] Merit Badges. [[Troop Program Features|Make these a part of your Troop Program]].
*'''See''': [[Camping]], [[Backpacking]], [[Hiking]], [[Cooking]], and [[Wilderness Survival]] Merit Badges. [[Troop Program Features|Make these a part of your Troop Program]].
*'''BSA Videos''': The [http://www.scouting.org/applications/rankvideo.aspx BSA Video: Skills Lessons] are excellent but are large files that require [http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/ Apple QuickTime].
*'''BSA Videos''': The [http://www.scouting.org/applications/rankvideo.aspx BSA Video: Skills Lessons] are excellent but are large files that require [http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/ Apple QuickTime].
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==Outdoor Basics==
==Outdoor Basics==
{{Shortcut|[[Outdoor Basics]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Outdoor Basics]]}}
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*[http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/tenderfoot/TF1.m4v BSA Video: Overnight camping gear] -
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*[http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/tenderfoot/TF1.m4v BSA Video: Overnight camping gear] ''([[Outdoor_Skills#Notes|See notes.]])''
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/results.aspx?q=camping Video: Camping Lesson Videos]: [http://www.scouting.org/applications/rankvideo.aspx BSA Skill Lesson Videos] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backcountry+health+topics.html REI: Health Topics] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/before+leave+home.html REI: Before You Leave Home] -
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/results.aspx?q=camping Video: Camping Lesson Videos]: [http://www.scouting.org/applications/rankvideo.aspx BSA Skill Lesson Videos] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backcountry+health+topics.html REI: Health Topics] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/before+leave+home.html REI: Before You Leave Home] -
====Sun Protection====
====Sun Protection====

Revision as of 13:06, June 1, 2009

Here are resources for Camping, Backpacking, Hiking,Cooking, and Wilderness Survival.
Troop Program Features let you make each a part of your troop program.
These are also the resources for Webelos Outdoorsman.
Other skills include: First Aid, Swimming, Cycling and Scout Skills.

Contents
Basics
 Sun Protection
 Insect Protection
 Hygiene
 Safety
Backpacking
 Backpacks
 Preparation
 Packing
 Reducing Weight
 Stoves
 Food
 Shouldering a Pack 
 Backpacking Gear
Campfires
 Knife Skills
 Ax and Saw Skills
 Building
 Types
 Starting
 Safety
Campsite
Clothing
 Footwear
 Socks
 Layering
 Cold Weather
 Warm Weather 
 Wet Weather 
Cooking Skills
 Meal Planning
 Recipes
 Food Handling
 Outdoor Cooking
 Cooking Gear
 Dutch Oven Cooking 
First Aid
Gear
 Lights
 Checklists
Hiking Skills
Hydration
Leave No Trace
Navigation
 Without a Compass
 Map and Compass
 GPS
 Geocaching
 Orienteering Skills
Outdoor Code
Sleeping Bags
Sleeping Pads
Tent Types
Tent Setup
Water Purification
Weather Skills
Wilderness Survival
 Survival Kit
 Survival Shelter
 Signaling

Outdoor Skills are important parts of the Cub Scout, Webelos, and Boy Scout programs:


Notes


Outdoor Basics

Shortcut:
Outdoor Basics

Sun Protection

Shortcut:
Sun Protection

Insect Protection

Shortcut:
Insect Protection

Hygiene

Shortcut:
Hygiene

Outdoor Safety

Shortcut:
Outdoor Safety


Backpacking Skills

Shortcut:
Backpacking Skills

See: Backpacking Merit Badge and Philmont Scout Ranch. Make Backpacking A Part of Your Troop Program.

Backpacks

Shortcut:
Backpacks

Backpacking Preparation

Shortcut:
Backpacking Preparation

Packing a Backpack

Shortcut:
Packing a Backpack

Reducing Weight

Shortcut:
Reducing Weight

Backpacking Stoves

Shortcut:
Backpacking Stoves

Backpacking Food

Shortcut:
Backpacking Food

Shouldering a Pack

Shortcut:
Shouldering a Pack

Backpacking Gear

Shortcut:
Backpacking Gear


Campfires

Shortcut:
Campfires

[http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/secondclass/SC2f.m4v BSA Video: Second Class Light a Fire and Stove (See notes.)

Knife Skills

Shortcut:
Knife Skills

Ax and Saw Skills

Shortcut:
Ax and Saw Skills

Campfire Building

Shortcut:
Campfire Building

Campfire Types

Shortcut:
Campfire Types

Campfire Starting

Shortcut:
Campfire Starting

Campfire Safety

Shortcut:
Campfire Safety


Campsite

Shortcut:
Campsite


Clothing

Shortcut:
Clothing

Footwear

Shortcut:
Footwear

Socks

Shortcut:
Socks

Layering

Shortcut:
Layering

Cold Weather

Shortcut:
Cold Weather

Warm Weather

Shortcut:
Warm Weather

Wet Weather

Shortcut:
Wet Weather


Cooking Skills

Shortcut:
Cooking Skills

See: Cooking Merit badge. Make Cooking A Part of Your Troop Program.

Meal Planning

Shortcut:
Meal Planning

Recipes

Shortcut:
Recipes

Food Handling

Shortcut:
Food Handling

Outdoor Cooking

Shortcut:
Outdoor Cooking

Cooking Gear

Shortcut:
Cooking Gear

Dutch Oven Cooking

Shortcut:
Dutch Oven Cooking


First Aid

Shortcut:
Outdoor First Aid


Gear

Shortcut:
Outdoor Gear

REI: Lightweight Hiking

Lights

Shortcut:
Lights

Checklists

Shortcut:
Outdoor Checklists


Hiking Skills

Shortcut:
Hiking Skills

See Hiking Merit Badge. Make Hiking A Part of Your Troop Program.


Hydration

Shortcut:
Hydration


Leave No Trace

Shortcut:
Outdoor_Skills#Leave No Trace


Navigation

Shortcut:
Navigation -or- Map and Compass

Navigation Without a Compass

Shortcut:
Navigation Without a Compass

Maps

Shortcut:
Maps -or- Topographic Maps

Compass

Shortcut:
Compass

GPS

Shortcut:
GPS

Geocaching

Shortcut:
Geocaching

Orienteering Skills

Shortcut:
Orienteering Skills

See: Orienteering Merit badge. Make Orienteering A Part of Your Troop Program.


Outdoor Code

Shortcut:
Outdoor_Skills#Outdoor Code


Sleeping Bags

Shortcut:
Sleeping Bags


Sleeping Pads

Shortcut:
Sleeping Pads


Tent Types

Shortcut:
Tent Types


Tent Setup

Shortcut:
Tent Setup


Water Purification

Shortcut:
Water Purification


Weather Skills

Shortcut:
Weather Skills


Wilderness Survival Skills

Shortcut:
Wilderness Survival Skills

See: Wilderness Survival Merit badge. Make Wilderness Survival A Part of Your Troop Program.

Survival Kit

Shortcut:
Survival Kit

Survival Shelter

Shortcut:
Survival Shelter

Signaling

Shortcut:
Signaling


Related awards

Outdoor Skills Awards

Outdoor-related awards

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