Paul Bunyan Woodsman

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Paul Bunyan Woodsman

Paul Bunyan Award Emblem
SKU: 98
Level:Boy Scouts

The Paul Bunyan Woodsman award encourages Boy Scouts in the proper use of woods tools, training others in Totin' Chip skills, and creating a simple outdoor project using acquired woods tools skills.

Paul Bunyan Woodsman requirements

Study the Boy Scout Handbook and the Camping merit badge pamphlet, and demonstrate to your Scoutmaster or other qualified person the following:

  1. Show that you have earned the Totin' Chip.
  2. Help a Scout or patrol earn the Totin' Chip and demonstrate to him (them) the value of proper woods-tools use on a troop camping trip.
  3. With official approval and supervision do one of the following:
    (a) Clear trails or fire lanes for 2 hours.
    (b) Trim a downed tree, cut into 4-foot lengths and stack; make a brush pile with branches.
    (c) Build a natural retaining wall or irrigation way to aid in a planned conservation effort.

The official source for the information shown in this is:
Boy Scout Requirements, 2018 Edition (BSA Supply SKU #641568)

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Paul Bunyan Award pocket certificate (obverse)
Paul Bunyan Award pocket certificate (obverse)
Paul Bunyan Award pocket certificate (reverse)SKU: 34395
Paul Bunyan Award pocket certificate (reverse)
SKU: 34395

The award patch is not for uniform wear and should only be affixed to a blanket or backpack.

Each troop is encouraged to use the award card to recognize every Boy Scout when he completes the requirements in the Boy Scout Handbook for the Paul Bunyan award. There are spaces on the card to enter the Boy Scout's name, council it was earned in, unit name and number, date earned and signature of the Scoutmaster. Use this at the weekly troop meeting or save it for one of the troops's courts of honor.

Related awards

Outdoor-related awards

See also

Scouts BSA portal

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