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'''See''': [[Backpacking|Backpacking Merit Badge]] and [[Philmont Scout Ranch]]. [[TPF-Backpacking|Make Backpacking A Part of Your Troop Program]].
'''See''': [[Backpacking|Backpacking Merit Badge]] and [[Philmont Scout Ranch]]. [[TPF-Backpacking|Make Backpacking A Part of Your Troop Program]].
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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]
 
====Backpacks====
====Backpacks====
{{Shortcut|[[Backpacks]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[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] -
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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/156468_picking-backpack.htm Video: Buying a Backpack] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18278_hiking-gear-choose-backpack-long-trip.htm Choosing a Backpack]
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*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 Preparation====
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{{Shortcut|[[Backpacking Skills]]}}
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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.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+kitchen+supplies+checklist.html REI: Kitchen Checklist] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+beginners.html REI: Backpacking for Beginners] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18874_nature-hiking-conditioning-backpacking.htm How to Condition for a Backpacking Trip] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+repair+kit+checklist.html REI: Repair Kit] -
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====Packing a Backpack====
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{{Shortcut|[[Backpacking Skills]]}}
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18243_multiday-hiking-packing.htm Video: How to Pack for One Night] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/pack+backpack.html REI: Backpacks: How to Pack] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156464_packing-backpack.htm Video: Packing] -
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====Reducing Weight====
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*[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+ultralight+checklist.html REI: Ultralight Checklist] -
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====Backpacking Stoves====
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/125933_backpacking-stove-options.htm Video: Backpacking Stove Options] -
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====Backpacking Food====
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156473_food-backpacking-trips.htm Video: Backpacking Food] -
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====Shouldering a Pack====
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{{Shortcut|[[Backpacking Skills]]}}
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/156467_wear-backpack.htm How to Wear a Backpack] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacks+adjusting+fit.html REI Video: Backpacks: Adjust the Fit] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacks+torso+hip+size.html REI Video: Backpacking: Find Torso/Hip Size] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/hoist+loaded+backpack.html REI Video: Backpacks: How to Hoist] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129884_how-wear-backpack-camping.htm Video: How to Wear a Backpack]
====Backpacking Gear====
====Backpacking Gear====
{{Shortcut|[[Backpacking Gear]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Backpacking Gear]]}}
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/1895_backpacking-gear.htm Video: Gear] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/1902_backpacking-clothing.htm Video: Clothing] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/1901_backpacking-food-prep.htm Video: Food] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15365_camping-packing-socks.htm Video: Socks] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+tent.html REI: Backpacking Tents] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123778_backpacking-camp-shoes.htm Video: Backpacking Camp Shoes] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123776_backpacking-hiking-boots.htm Video: Backpacking Boots] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123783_backpacking-jackets.htm Video: Backpacking Jackets] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123781_backpacking-pants.htm Video: Backpacking Pants] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123780_backpacking-shirts.htm Video: Backpacking Shirts] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123785_backpacking-sleepwear.htm Video: Backpacking Sleepwear] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123782_backpacking-socks.htm Video: Backpacking Socks] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123779_backpacking-synthetic-clothing.htm Video: Backpacking Synthetic Clothing] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123784_backpacking-underwear.htm Video: Backpacking Underwear] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123777_buying-backpacking-hiking-boots.htm Buying Backpacking Boots] -
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/1895_backpacking-gear.htm Video: Gear] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/1902_backpacking-clothing.htm Video: Clothing] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/1901_backpacking-food-prep.htm Video: Food] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15365_camping-packing-socks.htm Video: Socks] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backpacking+tent.html REI: Tents] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123778_backpacking-camp-shoes.htm Video: Backpacking Camp Shoes] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123776_backpacking-hiking-boots.htm Video: Backpacking Boots] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123783_backpacking-jackets.htm Video: Backpacking Jackets] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123781_backpacking-pants.htm Video: Backpacking Pants] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123780_backpacking-shirts.htm Video: Backpacking Shirts] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123785_backpacking-sleepwear.htm Video: Backpacking Sleepwear] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123782_backpacking-socks.htm Video: Backpacking Socks] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123779_backpacking-synthetic-clothing.htm Video: Backpacking Synthetic Clothing] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123784_backpacking-underwear.htm Video: Backpacking Underwear] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123777_buying-backpacking-hiking-boots.htm Buying Backpacking Boots] -
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[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/124185_backpacking-health-sunscreen.htm Video: Sunscreen] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/124186_backpacking-health-insect-repellent.htm Video: Insect Repellent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/125933_backpacking-stove-options.htm Video: Backpacking Stove Options] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/126969_altitude-sickness-prevention-hiking.htm Video: Altitude Sickness Prevention for Hiking] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/126970_breaking-in-hiking-boots.htm Video: Breaking in Hiking Boots] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/126975_testing-rain-gear-before-hiking.htm Video: Testing Rain Gear Before Hiking] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129867_how-select-backpack-camping.htm Video: How to Select a Backpack] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129880_how-select-ground-mat-camping.htm Video: How to Select a Ground Mat] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129881_how-select-pack-cover-camping.htm Video: How to Select a Pack Cover] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129866_how-select-sleeping-bag-camping.htm Video: How to Select a Sleeping Bag] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129872_how-select-water-purification-system.htm Video: How to Select a Water Purification System] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129870_how-select-socks-camping-trip.htm Video: How to Select Socks for a Camping Trip] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129884_how-wear-backpack-camping.htm Video: How to Wear a Backpack]
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[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/124185_backpacking-health-sunscreen.htm Video: Sunscreen] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/124186_backpacking-health-insect-repellent.htm Video: Insect Repellent] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/126969_altitude-sickness-prevention-hiking.htm Video: Altitude Sickness Prevention for Hiking] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/126970_breaking-in-hiking-boots.htm Video: Breaking in Hiking Boots] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/126975_testing-rain-gear-before-hiking.htm Video: Testing Rain Gear Before Hiking] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129867_how-select-backpack-camping.htm Video: How to Select a Backpack] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129880_how-select-ground-mat-camping.htm Video: How to Select a Ground Mat] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129881_how-select-pack-cover-camping.htm Video: How to Select a Pack Cover] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129866_how-select-sleeping-bag-camping.htm Video: How to Select a Sleeping Bag] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129872_how-select-water-purification-system.htm Video: How to Select a Water Purification System] -
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[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/129870_how-select-socks-camping-trip.htm Video: How to Select Socks for a Camping Trip] -
==Campfires==
==Campfires==

Revision as of 16:35, 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 Preparation

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Backpacking Skills

Packing a Backpack

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Backpacking Skills

Reducing Weight

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Backpacking Skills

Backpacking Stoves

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Backpacking Skills

Backpacking Food

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Backpacking Skills

Shouldering a Pack

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Backpacking Skills

Backpacking Gear

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Backpacking Gear

Video: Sunscreen - Video: Insect Repellent - 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 -

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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