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<center><big>Here are resources for [[Camping]], [[Backpacking]], [[Hiking]],[[Cooking]], and [[Wilderness Survival]].<br>[[Troop Program Features]] let you make each a part of your troop program.<br>These are also the resources for [[Outdoorsman|Webelos Outdoorsman]].<br>Other skills include: [[First Aid]], [[Swimming]], [[Cycling]] and [[Scout Skills]].</big></center><br>
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[[Outdoor Skills]] are important parts of the [[Cub Scout]], [[Webelos]], and [[Boy Scout]] programs:
[[Outdoor Skills]] are important parts of the [[Cub Scout]], [[Webelos]], and [[Boy Scout]] programs:
* [[Cub Scouts]] can camp with their [[Pack]] or at [[Cub Scout Resident Camp]].
* [[Cub Scouts]] can camp with their [[Pack]] or at [[Cub Scout Resident Camp]].
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==Basics==
==Basics==
{{Shortcut|[[Outdoor Basics]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Outdoor Basics]]}}
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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]].
*[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.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backcountry+health+topics.html REI: Sun, Bugs, Plants] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/hygiene+sanitation.html REI: Hygiene and Sanitation] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/trailhead+security.html REI: Security]
*[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.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backcountry+health+topics.html REI: Sun, Bugs, Plants] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/hygiene+sanitation.html REI: Hygiene and Sanitation] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/trailhead+security.html REI: Security]
==Backpacking==
==Backpacking==
{{Shortcut|[[Backpacking Skills]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Backpacking Skills]]}}
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'''See''': [[Backpacking|Backpacking Merit Badge]] and [[Philmont Scout Ranch]].
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'''See''': [[Backpacking|Backpacking Merit Badge]] and [[Philmont Scout Ranch]]. [[TPF-Backpacking|Make Backpacking A Part of Your Troop Program]].
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*Backpacking can be one of your [[TPF-Backpacking|Monthly Troop Programs]].
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/172_backpacking-video.htm Video: Backpacking] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18174_multiday-hiking-plan.htm Video: Planning] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18243_multiday-hiking-packing.htm Video: How to Pack for One Night] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+kitchen+supplies+checklist.html REI: Backpacking Kitchen Supplies Checklist] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+beginners.html REI: Backpacking for Beginners] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+ultralight+checklist.html REI: Backpacking: Ultralight Checklist] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+repair+kit+checklist.html REI: Backpacking: Repair Kit Checklist] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/pack+backpack.html REI: Backpacks: How to Pack] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156473_food-backpacking-trips.htm Food for Backpacking Trips] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156467_wear-backpack.htm How to Wear a Backpack] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156464_packing-backpack.htm Packing a Backpack] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18874_nature-hiking-conditioning-backpacking.htm How to Condition for a Backpacking Trip]
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/172_backpacking-video.htm Video: Backpacking] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18174_multiday-hiking-plan.htm Video: Planning] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18243_multiday-hiking-packing.htm Video: How to Pack for One Night] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+kitchen+supplies+checklist.html REI: Backpacking Kitchen Supplies Checklist] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+beginners.html REI: Backpacking for Beginners] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+ultralight+checklist.html REI: Backpacking: Ultralight Checklist] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+repair+kit+checklist.html REI: Backpacking: Repair Kit Checklist] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/pack+backpack.html REI: Backpacks: How to Pack] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156473_food-backpacking-trips.htm Food for Backpacking Trips] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156467_wear-backpack.htm How to Wear a Backpack] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156464_packing-backpack.htm Packing a Backpack] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18874_nature-hiking-conditioning-backpacking.htm How to Condition for a Backpacking Trip]
====Backpacks====
====Backpacks====
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/1896_backpacking-frame-pack.htm Video: Internal vs. External Frame] - [http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwrec/touch/camping/ext-vs-int.html Internal Frame vs External Frame] - [http://www.helium.com/items/271210-the-difference-between-internal-frame-and-external-frame-backpacks Internal vs.External Frames] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpack.html REI: Backpacks] -
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/1896_backpacking-frame-pack.htm Video: Internal vs. External Frame] - [http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwrec/touch/camping/ext-vs-int.html Internal Frame vs External Frame] - [http://www.helium.com/items/271210-the-difference-between-internal-frame-and-external-frame-backpacks Internal vs.External Frames] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpack.html REI: Backpacks] -
*Videos: [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacks+adjusting+fit.html REI: Backpacks: Adjust the Fit] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacks+torso+hip+size.html REI: Backpacking: Find Torso/Hip Size] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/hoist+loaded+backpack.html REI: Backpacks: How to Hoist] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156468_picking-backpack.htm Buying a Backpack] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18278_hiking-gear-choose-backpack-long-trip.htm How to Choose a Backpack for Long Backpacking Trips]
*Videos: [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacks+adjusting+fit.html REI: Backpacks: Adjust the Fit] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacks+torso+hip+size.html REI: Backpacking: Find Torso/Hip Size] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/hoist+loaded+backpack.html REI: Backpacks: How to Hoist] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156468_picking-backpack.htm Buying a Backpack] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18278_hiking-gear-choose-backpack-long-trip.htm How to Choose a Backpack for Long Backpacking Trips]
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====Backpacking Gear====
====Backpacking Gear====
{{Shortcut|[[Backpacking Gear]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Backpacking Gear]]}}
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{{Shortcut|[[Warm Weather]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Warm Weather]]}}
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18270_hiking-gear-warm-weather.htm Video: How to Dress for Warm-Weather Hiking] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/sunscreen.html REI: Sun] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/sunglasses.html REI: Sunglasses] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/sun+protection.html REI: Sun-Protection Clothing]
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18270_hiking-gear-warm-weather.htm Video: How to Dress for Warm-Weather Hiking] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/sunscreen.html REI: Sun] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/sunglasses.html REI: Sunglasses] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/sun+protection.html REI: Sun-Protection Clothing]
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====Wet Weather====
====Wet Weather====
{{Shortcut|[[Wet Weather]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Wet Weather]]}}
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==Cooking==
==Cooking==
{{Shortcut|[[Cooking Skills]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Cooking Skills]]}}
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'''See''': [[Cooking|Cooking Merit badge]] and [[TPF-Cooking|Make Cooking A Part of Your Troop Program]].
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'''See''': [[Cooking|Cooking Merit badge]]. [[TPF-Cooking|Make Cooking A Part of Your Troop Program]].
====Meal Planning====
====Meal Planning====
{{Shortcut|[[Meal Planning]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Meal Planning]]}}
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{{Shortcut|[[Food Handling]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Food Handling]]}}
[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]
[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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====Outdoor Cooking====
====Outdoor Cooking====
*[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]
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{{Shortcut|[[Cooking Gear]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Cooking Gear]]}}
*[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.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+stove.html REI: Stoves] - [http://www.sbcfire.com/fp/safety/campstoves.html Stove Safety] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18283_hiking-gear-cooking.htm Video: Cooking Gear for Hiking] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18070_camping-pack-cook-stove.htm Video: Picking a Stove]
*[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.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+stove.html REI: Stoves] - [http://www.sbcfire.com/fp/safety/campstoves.html Stove Safety] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18283_hiking-gear-cooking.htm Video: Cooking Gear for Hiking] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18070_camping-pack-cook-stove.htm Video: Picking a Stove]
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====[[Dutch Oven Cooking]]====
====[[Dutch Oven Cooking]]====
{{Shortcut|[[Dutch Oven Cooking]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Dutch Oven Cooking]]}}
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*Dutch Oven Cooking can be one of your [[TPF-Dutch Oven Cooking|Monthly Troop Programs]].
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*[[TPF-Dutch Oven Cooking|Make Durtch Oven Cooking A Part of Your Troop Program]].
*[http://www.idos.com/ International Dutch Oven Society] - [http://www.usscouts.org/cooking/cook_05.html USScouts.Org] - [http://www.usscouts.org/macscouter/Cooking/DutchOven.asp MacScouter] - [http://www.dutchovencookware.com/dutch-oven-recipes.html dutchovencookware.com]
*[http://www.idos.com/ International Dutch Oven Society] - [http://www.usscouts.org/cooking/cook_05.html USScouts.Org] - [http://www.usscouts.org/macscouter/Cooking/DutchOven.asp MacScouter] - [http://www.dutchovencookware.com/dutch-oven-recipes.html dutchovencookware.com]
==First Aid==
==First Aid==
{{Shortcut|[[Outdoor_Skills#First Aid|Outdoor First Aid]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Outdoor_Skills#First Aid|Outdoor First Aid]]}}
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* See [[First Aid Skills]], [[First Aid Kit]], and [[First Aid|First Aid Merit Badge]].
==Gear==
==Gear==
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==Hiking Skills==
==Hiking Skills==
{{Shortcut|[[Hiking Skills]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Hiking Skills]]}}
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'''See''' [[Hiking|Hiking Merit Badge]]. [[TPF-Hiking|Make Hiking A Part of Your Troop Program]].
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*[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/Detailimage263.pdf Safety] - [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/Detailimage263.pdf Safety] - [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 & Compass]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Navigation]] -or- [[Map & 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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{{Shortcut|[[Geocaching]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Geocaching]]}}
*[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.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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==Outdoor Code==
==Outdoor Code==
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==Wilderness Survival Skills ==
==Wilderness Survival Skills ==
{{Shortcut|[[Wilderness Survival Skills]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Wilderness Survival Skills]]}}
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'''See''': [[Wilderness Survival|Wilderness Survival Merit badge]]. [[TPF-Wilderness Survival|Make Wilderness Survival A Part of Your Troop Program]].
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1960_hiking-survival.htm Survival Lesson Videos]: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/155865_wilderness-survival-tips.htm Video: Wilderness Survival Tips] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130483_wilderness-survival-skills-assessing-surroundings.htm Video: Assessing the Surroundings] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130480_wilderness-survival-skills-identifying-plants.htm Video: Identifying Plants & Food] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130485_wilderness-survival-skills-patience-making.htm Video: Patience & Making Decisions] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130479_wilderness-survival-skills-using-personal.htm Video: Using Personal Possessions] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1429_survive-desert.htm Video: Desert]
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1960_hiking-survival.htm Survival Lesson Videos]: [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/155865_wilderness-survival-tips.htm Video: Wilderness Survival Tips] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130483_wilderness-survival-skills-assessing-surroundings.htm Video: Assessing the Surroundings] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130480_wilderness-survival-skills-identifying-plants.htm Video: Identifying Plants & Food] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130485_wilderness-survival-skills-patience-making.htm Video: Patience & Making Decisions] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/130479_wilderness-survival-skills-using-personal.htm Video: Using Personal Possessions] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1429_survive-desert.htm Video: Desert]
====Survival Kit====
====Survival Kit====

Revision as of 11:15, May 30, 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.

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


Contents

Basics

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Outdoor Basics

See: Camping, Backpacking, Hiking, Cooking, and Wilderness Survival Merit Badges. Make these a part of your Troop Program.

Backpacking

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Backpacking Skills

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

Backpacks

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Backpacks

Backpacking Gear

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Backpacking Gear

Video: Sunscreen - Video: Insect Repellent - Video: Backpacking Stove Options - Video: Altitude Sickness Prevention for Hiking - Video: Breaking in Hiking Boots - Video: Testing Rain Gear Before Hiking - Video: How to Select a Backpack - Video: How to Select a Ground Mat - Video: How to Select a Pack Cover - Video: How to Select a Sleeping Bag - Video: How to Select a Water Purification System - Video: How to Select Socks for a Camping Trip - Video: How to Wear a Backpack

Campfires

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Campfires

Campfire Building

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Campfire Building

Video: Arranging The FIre - Video: Keep a Fire Going - Video: Sparking a Campfire Flame - Video: What Not to Burn in a Campfire - Video: Put Out a Campfire -

Campfire Types

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Campfire Types

Campfire Starting

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Campfire Starting

Campfire Safety

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Campfire Safety


Campsite

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Campsite


Clothing

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Clothing

Footwear

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Footwear

Layering

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Layering

Cold Weather

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Cold Weather

Warm Weather

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Warm Weather

Wet Weather

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Wet Weather

REI: Water Repellency Care & Repair

Cooking

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Cooking Skills

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

Meal Planning

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Meal Planning

Recipes

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Recipes

Food Handling

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Food Handling

USDA Camping Food Safety - Fight Bacteria - REI: Food Handling/Storage - REI: Food Organizing Tips - REI: Bear Canisters - Video: How to Prevent Bears from Getting into Your Food Supply While Camping - Video: How to Keep Food Safe from Animals When Camping & Hiking - Video: How to Pack Food for a Camping Trip

Outdoor Cooking

Cooking Gear

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Cooking Gear

Dutch Oven Cooking

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Dutch Oven Cooking

First Aid

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Outdoor First Aid

Gear

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Outdoor Gear

REI: Lightweight Hiking

Lights

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Lights

Checklists

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Outdoor Checklists

Hiking Skills

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Hiking Skills

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


Hydration

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Hydration

Leave No Trace

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Outdoor_Skills#Leave No Trace
Leave No Trace-related links


Navigation

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Navigation -or- Map & Compass

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

Navigation Without a Compass

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Navigation Without a Compass

Maps

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Maps -or- Topographic Maps

Compass

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Compass

GPS

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GPS

Geocaching

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Geocaching


Outdoor Code

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Outdoor_Skills#Outdoor Code


Sleeping Bags

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Sleeping Bags

Sleeping Pads

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Sleeping Pads

Tents

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Tents
Also see Campsite

Weather Skills

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Weather Skills


Wilderness Survival Skills

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Wilderness Survival Skills

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

Survival Kit

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Survival Kit

Survival Shelter

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Survival Shelter

Signaling

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Signaling

Water Purification

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Water Purification
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