Firem'n Chit

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== Award requirements ==
== Award requirements ==
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'''This certification grants a Scout the right to carry matches and build campfires. The Scout must show his Scout leader, or someone designated by his leader, that he understands his responsibility to do the following:'''
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This certification grants a Scout the right to carry matches and build campfires. The Scout must show his Scout leader, or someone designated by his leader, that he understands his responsibility to do the following:
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:1. Read and understand fire use and safety rules from the Boy Scout Handbook.
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:1. I have read and understand use and safety rules from the ''Boy Scout Handbook''.
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:2. Secure necessary permits (regulations vary by locality).
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:2. I will build a campfire only when necessary and when I have the necessary permits (regulations vary by locality).
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:3. Clear all flammable vegetation at least 5 feet in all directions from fire (total 10 feet).
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:3. I will minimize campfire impacts or use existing fire lays consistant with the principles of Leave No Trace. I will check to see that all flammable material is cleared at least 5 feet in all directions from fire (total 10 feet).
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:4. Attend to fire at all times.
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:4. I will safely use and store fire starting materials.
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:5. Keep fire-fighting tools (water and/or shovel) readily available.
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:5. I will see that fire is attended to at all times.
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:6. Leave fire when it is cold out.
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:6. I will make sure that water and/or a shovel is readily available. I will promptly report any wildfire to the proper authorities.
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:7. Subscribe to the Outdoor Code and Leave-No-Trace.
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:7. I will use the cold-out test to make sure the fire is cold out and will make sure the fire lay is cleaned before I leave it.
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:8. I will follow the Outdoor Code and the principles of Leave No Trace.
The Scout's "Firem'n Rights" can be taken from him if he fails in his responsibility.
The Scout's "Firem'n Rights" can be taken from him if he fails in his responsibility.
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''Source: 2007 Boy Scout Requirements (33215)''
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== Notes ==
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== Help with these requirements ==
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== External links ==

Revision as of 22:20, March 16, 2007

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Award requirements

This certification grants a Scout the right to carry matches and build campfires. The Scout must show his Scout leader, or someone designated by his leader, that he understands his responsibility to do the following:

1. I have read and understand use and safety rules from the Boy Scout Handbook.
2. I will build a campfire only when necessary and when I have the necessary permits (regulations vary by locality).
3. I will minimize campfire impacts or use existing fire lays consistant with the principles of Leave No Trace. I will check to see that all flammable material is cleared at least 5 feet in all directions from fire (total 10 feet).
4. I will safely use and store fire starting materials.
5. I will see that fire is attended to at all times.
6. I will make sure that water and/or a shovel is readily available. I will promptly report any wildfire to the proper authorities.
7. I will use the cold-out test to make sure the fire is cold out and will make sure the fire lay is cleaned before I leave it.
8. I will follow the Outdoor Code and the principles of Leave No Trace.

The Scout's "Firem'n Rights" can be taken from him if he fails in his responsibility.

Source: 2007 Boy Scout Requirements (33215)

Notes

Help with these requirements

External links

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