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&nbsp;[[GPS]]<br>
&nbsp;[[GPS]]<br>
&nbsp;[[Geocaching]]<br>
&nbsp;[[Geocaching]]<br>
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&nbsp;[[Orienteering Skills]]<br>
'''[[Outdoor_Skills#Outdoor_Outdoor Code|Outdoor Code]]<br>
'''[[Outdoor_Skills#Outdoor_Outdoor Code|Outdoor Code]]<br>
'''[[Sleeping Bags]]<br>
'''[[Sleeping Bags]]<br>
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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] -
*[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====
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====Outdoor Safety====
====Outdoor Safety====
{{Shortcut|[[Outdoor Safety]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Outdoor Safety]]}}
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*[http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/tenderfoot/TF5.m4v BSA Video: Safe Hiking] ''([[Outdoor_Skills#Notes|See notes.]])''
* [[Buddy System]] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/131586_how-use-buddy-system-when.htm Video: Buddy System] - [http://www.americanhiking.org/AHSimg/detailimage/Detailimage263.pdf Amer. Hiking Soc: Hiking Safety] - [http://www.ehow.com/video_2358746_prepare-potential-hiking-dangers.html Hiking Dangers] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18238_hiking-location-permits.htm Video: Hiking Regulations & Permits] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/trailhead+security.html REI: Security]
* [[Buddy System]] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/131586_how-use-buddy-system-when.htm Video: Buddy System] - [http://www.americanhiking.org/AHSimg/detailimage/Detailimage263.pdf Amer. Hiking Soc: Hiking Safety] - [http://www.ehow.com/video_2358746_prepare-potential-hiking-dangers.html Hiking Dangers] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18238_hiking-location-permits.htm Video: Hiking Regulations & Permits] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/trailhead+security.html REI: Security]
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{{Shortcut|[[Campfires]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Campfires]]}}
*'''See''': [[Fire Safety]] merit badge and [[Firem'n Chit]].
*'''See''': [[Fire Safety]] merit badge and [[Firem'n Chit]].
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*[http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/secondclass/SC2e.m4v BSA Video: Second Class Fires and Stoves] -
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[http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/secondclass/SC2f.m4v BSA Video: Second Class Light a Fire and Stove ''([[Outdoor_Skills#Notes|See notes.]])''
====Knife Skills====
====Knife Skills====
{{Shortcut|[[Knife Skills]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Knife Skills]]}}
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*[http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/secondclass/SC2c.m4v BSA Video: Second Class Knife, Saw, and Ax] ''([[Outdoor_Skills#Notes|See notes.]])''
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/5982_knives-clean.htm Video: Cleaning a Knife] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/5958_knives-how-to-sharpen.htm Video: Sharpening a Knife] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/5980_knives-pocket.htm Video: Pocket Knife Care] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/118266_common-knife-sharpening-devices.htm Video: Knife Sharpening Devices] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/118274_knife-sharpening-safety.htm Video: Knife Sharpening Safety] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/118265_knife-sharpening-common-mistakes.htm Video: Knife Sharpening Mistakes] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/118273_knife-sharpening-edges-goals.htm Video: Knife Sharpening: Edges & Goals] - [http://www.wikihow.com/Sharpen-a-Knife wikiHow Video: How to Sharpen a Knife] - [http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Sharpening-Tricks/ Knife Sharpening Tricks] - [http://www.howtosharpenaknife.net/ How to Sharpen a Knife]
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/5982_knives-clean.htm Video: Cleaning a Knife] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/5958_knives-how-to-sharpen.htm Video: Sharpening a Knife] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/5980_knives-pocket.htm Video: Pocket Knife Care] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/118266_common-knife-sharpening-devices.htm Video: Knife Sharpening Devices] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/118274_knife-sharpening-safety.htm Video: Knife Sharpening Safety] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/118265_knife-sharpening-common-mistakes.htm Video: Knife Sharpening Mistakes] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/118273_knife-sharpening-edges-goals.htm Video: Knife Sharpening: Edges & Goals] - [http://www.wikihow.com/Sharpen-a-Knife wikiHow Video: How to Sharpen a Knife] - [http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Sharpening-Tricks/ Knife Sharpening Tricks] - [http://www.howtosharpenaknife.net/ How to Sharpen a Knife]
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====Ax and Saw Skills====
====Ax and Saw Skills====
{{Shortcut|[[Ax and Saw Skills]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Ax and Saw Skills]]}}
* [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to-boy-scout-knife-and-ax-safety/ Video: Knife and Ax Safety] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to-boy-scout-knife-and-ax-safety/how-to-know-which-knives-axes-and-saws-to-take-to-the-wilds-120273/ Knives, axes, and saws to take to the wilds]
* [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to-boy-scout-knife-and-ax-safety/ Video: Knife and Ax Safety] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to-boy-scout-knife-and-ax-safety/how-to-know-which-knives-axes-and-saws-to-take-to-the-wilds-120273/ Knives, axes, and saws to take to the wilds]
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==== Campfire Building====
==== Campfire Building====
{{Shortcut|[[Campfire Building]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Campfire Building]]}}
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*[http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/secondclass/SC2d.m4v BSA Video: Second Class Prepare a fire] ''([[Outdoor_Skills#Notes|See notes.]])''
*[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/campfire+basics.html REI: Campfire Basics] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/14517_build-fire-site.htm Video: Fire Site] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130486_where-to-build-a-campfire.htm Video: Where to Build a Campfire] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130492_different-types-of-campfires.htm Video: Types of Fires] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130487_how-build-fire-pit.htm Video: Fire Pits] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/31518_hiking-survival-build-fire.htm Build a Fire] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/14519_build-fire-wood-names.htm Video: Kindling] -[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130488_picking-campfire-kindling.htm Video: Picking Kindling] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/14518_build-fire-wood-where.htm Video: Wood] - [http://www.howtocampingtips.com/breaking-camp/campfire-building-tips.php Campfire building] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130489_arranging-wood-for-a-campfire.htm Video: Arranging The FIre] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130491_how-keep-fire-going.htm Video: Keep a Fire Going] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130490_sparking-a-campfire-flame.htm Video: Sparking a Campfire Flame] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130494_what-not-burn-campfire.htm Video: What Not to Burn in a Campfire] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130495_how-put-out-campfire.htm Video: Put Out a Campfire] -
*[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/campfire+basics.html REI: Campfire Basics] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/14517_build-fire-site.htm Video: Fire Site] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130486_where-to-build-a-campfire.htm Video: Where to Build a Campfire] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130492_different-types-of-campfires.htm Video: Types of Fires] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130487_how-build-fire-pit.htm Video: Fire Pits] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/31518_hiking-survival-build-fire.htm Build a Fire] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/14519_build-fire-wood-names.htm Video: Kindling] -[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130488_picking-campfire-kindling.htm Video: Picking Kindling] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/14518_build-fire-wood-where.htm Video: Wood] - [http://www.howtocampingtips.com/breaking-camp/campfire-building-tips.php Campfire building] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130489_arranging-wood-for-a-campfire.htm Video: Arranging The FIre] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130491_how-keep-fire-going.htm Video: Keep a Fire Going] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130490_sparking-a-campfire-flame.htm Video: Sparking a Campfire Flame] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130494_what-not-burn-campfire.htm Video: What Not to Burn in a Campfire] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130495_how-put-out-campfire.htm Video: Put Out a Campfire] -
==== Campfire Types====
==== Campfire Types====
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==== Campfire Starting====
==== Campfire Starting====
{{Shortcut|[[Campfire Starting]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Campfire Starting]]}}
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*[http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/secondclass/SC2f.m4v BSA Video: Second Class Light a Fire and Stove ''([[Outdoor_Skills#Notes|See notes.]])''
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/980_build-fire.htm Video: Video: Fire Starting] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/14527_build-fire-flint-steel.htm Video: Flint & Steel] - [http://www.ultimatesurvival.com/product_view.cfm?product_line_ID=156 Video: BlastMatch] - [http://wildwoodsurvival.com/survival/fire/battery/index.html Video: Steel Wool] - [http://www.firepiston.com/ Video: Fire Piston] - [http://wildwoodsurvival.com/survival/fire/magnifier/index.html Video: Magnifying Glass] -
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/980_build-fire.htm Video: Video: Fire Starting] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/14527_build-fire-flint-steel.htm Video: Flint & Steel] - [http://www.ultimatesurvival.com/product_view.cfm?product_line_ID=156 Video: BlastMatch] - [http://wildwoodsurvival.com/survival/fire/battery/index.html Video: Steel Wool] - [http://www.firepiston.com/ Video: Fire Piston] - [http://wildwoodsurvival.com/survival/fire/magnifier/index.html Video: Magnifying Glass] -
====Campfire Safety====
====Campfire Safety====
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{{Shortcut|[[Cooking Skills]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Cooking Skills]]}}
'''See''': [[Cooking|Cooking Merit badge]]. [[TPF-Cooking|Make Cooking A Part of Your Troop Program]].
'''See''': [[Cooking|Cooking Merit badge]]. [[TPF-Cooking|Make Cooking A Part of Your Troop Program]].
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*[http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/secondclass/SC2e.m4v BSA Video: Second Class Fires and Stoves] - [http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/secondclass/SC2f.m4v BSA Video: Second Class Light a Fire and Stove - [http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/firstclass/FC4e.m4v BSA Video: First Class Patrol Cooking] ''([[Outdoor_Skills#Notes|See notes.]])''
====Meal Planning====
====Meal Planning====
{{Shortcut|[[Meal Planning]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Meal Planning]]}}
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*[http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/firstclass/FC4a.m4v BSA Video: First Class Patrol Menu Planning] - [http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/firstclass/FC4b.m4v BSA Video: First Class Obtaining Ingredients]
*[http://usscouts.org/usscouts/cooking.asp USScouts.Org] - [http://www.macscouter.com/Cooking/ MacScouter] - [http://www.scoutorama.com/recipe/index.cfm Scoutorama] - [http://www.mypyramid.gov/ Food Pyramid] - [http://teamnutrition.usda.gov/resources/mypyramidclassroom.html USDA Nutrition] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/planning+menu.html REI: Planning a Menu] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/energy+foods.html REI: Energy Foods] - [http://www.aafcs.org AAFCS]
*[http://usscouts.org/usscouts/cooking.asp USScouts.Org] - [http://www.macscouter.com/Cooking/ MacScouter] - [http://www.scoutorama.com/recipe/index.cfm Scoutorama] - [http://www.mypyramid.gov/ Food Pyramid] - [http://teamnutrition.usda.gov/resources/mypyramidclassroom.html USDA Nutrition] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/planning+menu.html REI: Planning a Menu] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/energy+foods.html REI: Energy Foods] - [http://www.aafcs.org AAFCS]
====Recipes====
====Recipes====
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==== Food Handling ====
==== Food Handling ====
{{Shortcut|[[Food Handling]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Food Handling]]}}
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*[http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fact_Sheets/Food_Safety_While_Hiking_Camping_&_Boating/index.asp USDA Camping Food Safety] - [http://www.fightbac.org/content/view/11/18/ Fight Bacteria] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/food+handling+storage.html REI: Food Handling/Storage] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/food+organization.html REI: Food Organizing Tips] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/bear+resistant+canisters.html REI: Bear Canisters] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18249_multiday-hiking-food-safe-two.htm Video: How to Prevent Bears from Getting into Your Food Supply While Camping] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18248_multiday-hiking-food-safe.htm Video: How to Keep Food Safe from Animals When Camping & Hiking] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18065_camping-pack-food.htm Video: How to Pack Food for a Camping Trip]
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*[http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/firstclass/FC4d.m4v BSA Video: First Class Food Handling and Disposal] ''([[Outdoor_Skills#Notes|See notes.]])'' *[http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fact_Sheets/Food_Safety_While_Hiking_Camping_&_Boating/index.asp USDA Camping Food Safety] - [http://www.fightbac.org/content/view/11/18/ Fight Bacteria] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/food+handling+storage.html REI: Food Handling/Storage] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/food+organization.html REI: Food Organizing Tips] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/bear+resistant+canisters.html REI: Bear Canisters] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18249_multiday-hiking-food-safe-two.htm Video: How to Prevent Bears from Getting into Your Food Supply While Camping] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18248_multiday-hiking-food-safe.htm Video: How to Keep Food Safe from Animals When Camping & Hiking] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18065_camping-pack-food.htm Video: How to Pack Food for a Camping Trip]
====Outdoor Cooking====
====Outdoor Cooking====
{{Shortcut|[[Outdoor Cooking]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Outdoor Cooking]]}}
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* [http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/secondclass/SC2g.m4v BSA Video: Second Class Cook a Meal] - [http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/tenderfoot/TF3.m4v BSA Video: Tenderfoot Help Cook a Meal] ''([[Outdoor_Skills#Notes|See notes.]])''
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/search.htm?s=camping+cooking Outdoor Cooking Videos]: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18284_hiking-gear-food.htm Food Selection] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/124340_camp-food-quantity.htm Food Quality] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/125937_starting-stoves-when-backpacking.htm Stoves] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/124339_camp-cooking-utensils.htm Utensils] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15355_camping-packing-purified.htm Water Purification] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1964_low-impact-hiking.htm Leave No Trace]
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/search.htm?s=camping+cooking Outdoor Cooking Videos]: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18284_hiking-gear-food.htm Food Selection] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/124340_camp-food-quantity.htm Food Quality] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/125937_starting-stoves-when-backpacking.htm Stoves] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/124339_camp-cooking-utensils.htm Utensils] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15355_camping-packing-purified.htm Water Purification] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1964_low-impact-hiking.htm Leave No Trace]
====Cooking Gear====
====Cooking Gear====
{{Shortcut|[[Cooking Gear]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Cooking Gear]]}}
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*[[Backpacking Stoves]] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/right+cookware.html REI: Cookware] - [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/SearchPage.aspx?page=LIST&free_text=cooking BSA Cooking Gear] - [http://www.sbcfire.com/fp/safety/campstoves.html Stove Safety] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18070_camping-pack-cook-stove.htm Video: Picking a Stove]
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*[http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/firstclass/FC4c.m4v BSA Video: First Class Cooking Gear] ''([[Outdoor_Skills#Notes|See notes.]])''
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* [[Backpacking Stoves]] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/right+cookware.html REI: Cookware] - [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/SearchPage.aspx?page=LIST&free_text=cooking BSA Cooking Gear] - [http://www.sbcfire.com/fp/safety/campstoves.html Stove Safety] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18070_camping-pack-cook-stove.htm Video: Picking a Stove]
====Dutch Oven Cooking====
====Dutch Oven Cooking====
{{Shortcut|[[Dutch Oven Cooking]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Dutch Oven Cooking]]}}
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{{Shortcut|[[Hiking Skills]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Hiking Skills]]}}
'''See''' [[Hiking|Hiking Merit Badge]]. [[TPF-Hiking|Make Hiking A Part of Your Troop Program]].
'''See''' [[Hiking|Hiking Merit Badge]]. [[TPF-Hiking|Make Hiking A Part of Your Troop Program]].
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* [http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/secondclass/SC1b.m4v BSA Video: Second Class Five-Mile Hike] ''([[Outdoor_Skills#Notes|See notes.]])''
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/results.aspx?q=hiking Hiking Videos] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/2193_advanced-hiking-planning.htm Videos: Planning] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/48528_appalachian-mountains-footwear.htm Videos: Footwear] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156472_packing-day-hikes.htm Packing for Day Hikes] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18277_hiking-gear-day-pack-hike.htm How to Choose & Use a Backpack for a Day Hike] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18233_hiking-location-pace.htm Video: Keeping a Hiking Pace] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18232_hiking-location-dry.htm Video: How to Keep Your Feet Dry] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18227_hiking-location-plan.htm Video: Hike Planning] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18228_hiking-location-beginner.htm Video: Hiking for Beginners] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18230_hiking-location-advanced.htm Video: Advanced Hike Plans]
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/results.aspx?q=hiking Hiking Videos] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/2193_advanced-hiking-planning.htm Videos: Planning] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/48528_appalachian-mountains-footwear.htm Videos: Footwear] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156472_packing-day-hikes.htm Packing for Day Hikes] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18277_hiking-gear-day-pack-hike.htm How to Choose & Use a Backpack for a Day Hike] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18233_hiking-location-pace.htm Video: Keeping a Hiking Pace] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18232_hiking-location-dry.htm Video: How to Keep Your Feet Dry] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18227_hiking-location-plan.htm Video: Hike Planning] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18228_hiking-location-beginner.htm Video: Hiking for Beginners] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18230_hiking-location-advanced.htm Video: Advanced Hike Plans]
*Hiking Links: '''[http://www.americanhiking.org Amer. Hiking Soc:]''' [http://www.americanhiking.org/AHSimg/detailimage/Detailimage4a1.pdf Food] - [http://www.americanhiking.org/AHSimg/detailimage/Detailimage4a7.pdf Myths] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/day+hiking+checklist.html REI: Day Hike Checklist] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/daypack.html REI: Daypacks]
*Hiking Links: '''[http://www.americanhiking.org Amer. Hiking Soc:]''' [http://www.americanhiking.org/AHSimg/detailimage/Detailimage4a1.pdf Food] - [http://www.americanhiking.org/AHSimg/detailimage/Detailimage4a7.pdf Myths] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/day+hiking+checklist.html REI: Day Hike Checklist] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/daypack.html REI: Daypacks]
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==Navigation==
==Navigation==
{{Shortcut|[[Navigation]] -or- [[Map and Compass]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Navigation]] -or- [[Map and Compass]]}}
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'''See''': [[Orienteering|Orienteering Merit badge]]. [[TPF-Orienteering|Make Orienteering A Part of Your Troop Program]].
 
====Navigation Without a Compass====
====Navigation Without a Compass====
{{Shortcut|[[ Navigation Without a Compass]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[ Navigation Without a Compass]]}}
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*[http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/firstclass/FC1.m4v BSA Video: First Class Find Directions] ''([[Outdoor_Skills#Notes|See notes.]])''
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130439_how-find-north-star-navigate.htm Video: Find the North Star] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130438_how-find-true-north-without.htm Video: Find North Without a Compass] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130442_how-use-growing-moss-navigate.htm Video: How to Use Growing Moss] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130441_how-use-moving-water-navigate.htm Video: How to Use Moving Water] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130440_how-use-sun-navigate.htm Video: How to Use the Sun]
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130439_how-find-north-star-navigate.htm Video: Find the North Star] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130438_how-find-true-north-without.htm Video: Find North Without a Compass] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130442_how-use-growing-moss-navigate.htm Video: How to Use Growing Moss] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130441_how-use-moving-water-navigate.htm Video: How to Use Moving Water] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130440_how-use-sun-navigate.htm Video: How to Use the Sun]
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====Compass====
====Compass====
{{Shortcut|[[Compass]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Compass]]}}
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130437_how-use-compass-navigate.htm Video: How to Use a Compass] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18275_hiking-gear-compass-gps-use.htm Video: Compass & GPS When Hiking] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/compass.html REI: Compasses] - [http://mdc.mo.gov/howto/compass/two.htm How a Compass Works] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/compass+declination.html REI: Declination] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html REI Video: Navigation Basics - Map & Compass] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html#partsofacompass REI Video: Parts of a Compass] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/staying+course.html REI: Staying on Course] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/lost.html REI: If You Become Lost] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html#maptocompass REI Video: Map to Compass] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html#compasstomap REI Video: Compass to Map] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html#triangulation REI Video: Triangulation]
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*[http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/secondclass/SC1a.m4vBSA Video: Second Class Compass Skills] ''([[Outdoor_Skills#Notes|See notes.]])''
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* [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130437_how-use-compass-navigate.htm Video: How to Use a Compass] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18275_hiking-gear-compass-gps-use.htm Video: Compass & GPS When Hiking] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/compass.html REI: Compasses] - [http://mdc.mo.gov/howto/compass/two.htm How a Compass Works] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/compass+declination.html REI: Declination] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html REI Video: Navigation Basics - Map & Compass] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html#partsofacompass REI Video: Parts of a Compass] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/staying+course.html REI: Staying on Course] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/lost.html REI: If You Become Lost] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html#maptocompass REI Video: Map to Compass] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html#compasstomap REI Video: Compass to Map] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/navigation+basics.html#triangulation REI Video: Triangulation]
====GPS====
====GPS====
{{Shortcut|[[GPS]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[GPS]]}}
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{{Shortcut|[[Geocaching]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Geocaching]]}}
*[http://www.scouting.org/boyscouts/trainingmodules/geocaching to promote scouting.aspx BSA: Geocaching to Promote Scouting] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18250_hiking-location-geocaching.htm Video: What is Geocaching?] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/gps+geocaching.html REI: Geocaching] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/geocaching+expert+qa.html REI: Geocaching: Expert Q&A]
*[http://www.scouting.org/boyscouts/trainingmodules/geocaching to promote scouting.aspx BSA: Geocaching to Promote Scouting] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18250_hiking-location-geocaching.htm Video: What is Geocaching?] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/gps+geocaching.html REI: Geocaching] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/geocaching+expert+qa.html REI: Geocaching: Expert Q&A]
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====Orienteering Skills====
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{{Shortcut|[[Orienteering Skills]]}}
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'''See''': [[Orienteering|Orienteering Merit badge]]. [[TPF-Orienteering|Make Orienteering A Part of Your Troop Program]].
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* [http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/firstclass/FC2.m4v BSA Video: First Class Orienteering Course] ''([[Outdoor_Skills#Notes|See notes.]])''
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==Tent Types==
==Tent Types==
{{Shortcut|[[Tent Types]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Tent Types]]}}
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*Tents: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tent#Current_tent_styles Types of Tents] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/407_set-up-tent.htm Video: Tents] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18061_camping-pack-choose-tent.htm Video: How to Choose a Tent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156474_pitch-tent.htm Video: How to Pitch a Tent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18245_multiday-hiking-setup-tent.htm Video: How to Set Up a Tent] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/family+base+camping+tent.html REI: Tents: Family/Base Camp] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+tent.html REI: Tents: Backpacking] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/caring+tent.html REI: Tent Care Care & Repair]
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*Tents: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tent#Current_tent_styles Types of Tents] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/407_set-up-tent.htm Video: Tents] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18061_camping-pack-choose-tent.htm Video: How to Choose a Tent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156474_pitch-tent.htm Video: How to Pitch a Tent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18245_multiday-hiking-setup-tent.htm Video: How to Set Up a Tent] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/family+base+camping+tent.html REI: Tents: Family/Base Camp] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+tent.html REI: Tents: Backpacking] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/caring+tent.html REI: Tent Care Care & Repair]
==Tent Setup==
==Tent Setup==
{{Shortcut|[[Tent Setup]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Tent Setup]]}}
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*[[Campsite|Campsite Selection]] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130496_where-set-up-tent.htm Video: Where to Set Up a Tent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130497_clearing-an-area-for-a.htm Video: Clearing an Area for a Tent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130503_how-stake-down-tent.htm Video: How to Stake Down a Tent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130498_laying-out-ground-tarp-tents.htm Video: Laying Out Ground Tarp for Tents] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130499_laying-out-a-tent.htm Video: Laying Out a Tent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130500_putting-tent-poles-together.htm Video: Putting Tent Poles Together] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130502_raising-a-tent.htm Video: Raising a Tent] -
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* [http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/tenderfoot/TF2.m4v BSA Video: Tenderfoot Help Pitch a Tent] - [http://old.scouting.org/boyscouts/rankvideo/secondclass/SC2b.m4v BSA Video: Second Class Pitch a Tent] ''([[Outdoor_Skills#Notes|See notes.]])''
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* [[Campsite|Campsite Selection]] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130496_where-set-up-tent.htm Video: Where to Set Up a Tent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130497_clearing-an-area-for-a.htm Video: Clearing an Area for a Tent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130503_how-stake-down-tent.htm Video: How to Stake Down a Tent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130498_laying-out-ground-tarp-tents.htm Video: Laying Out Ground Tarp for Tents] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130499_laying-out-a-tent.htm Video: Laying Out a Tent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130500_putting-tent-poles-together.htm Video: Putting Tent Poles Together] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130502_raising-a-tent.htm Video: Raising a Tent] -

Revision as of 13:02, 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
Leave No Trace-related awards


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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