Paul Bunyan Woodsman

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Paul Bunyan Woodsman


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


Paul Bunyan Woodsman requirements

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

  1. Explain the most likely hazards you may encounter while participating in camping activities and what you should do to anticipate, help prevent, mitigate, and respond to these hazards.
  2. Show that you know first aid for injuries that could occur while using woods tools.
  3. Earn the Totin' Chip.
  4. Help a Scout or patrol earn the Totin' Chip, and demonstrate to them the value of proper woods-tools use.
  5. Earn the Firem'n Chit.
  6. Be familiar with the proper and safe use of woods tools including:
    1. Ax
    2. Hatchet
    3. Loppers
    4. McLeod
    5. Pulaski
    6. Saw
    7. Shovel
  7. With official approval and supervision, using woods tools, spend at least two hours doing one of the following conservation-oriented projects:
    1. Clear trails or fire lanes.
    2. Trim a downed tree, cut into 4-foot lengths, and stack; make a brush pile with the branches.
    3. Build a natural retaining wall or irrigation way to aid in a planned conservation effort.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Scouts BSA Requirements, 2019 Edition (BSA Supply SKU #648914)

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The Paul Bunyan Award card (obverse).
The Paul Bunyan Award card (obverse).

See also

Scouts BSA portal
Venturing portal
Varsity Scout portal

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