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{{Shortcut|[[Outdoor Basics]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Outdoor Basics]]}}
'''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]].
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*[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]
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*[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] -
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====Sun Protection====
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{{Shortcut|[[Sun Protection]]}}
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/124185_backpacking-health-sunscreen.htm Video: Sunscreen] - [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.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/backcountry+health+topics.html REI: Sun, Bugs, Plants] -
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====Insect Protection====
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/124186_backpacking-health-insect-repellent.htm Video: Insect Repellent] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/insect+repellent.html REI: Insect Repellent] -
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====Hygene====
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{{Shortcut|[[Hygene]]}}
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*[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/hygiene+sanitation.html REI: Hygiene and Sanitation] -
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====Safety====
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{{Shortcut|[[Safety]]}}
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[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/trailhead+security.html REI: Security]
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==Backpacking==
==Backpacking==
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====Backpacking Stoves====
====Backpacking Stoves====
{{Shortcut|[[Backpacking Stoves]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Backpacking Stoves]]}}
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/125933_backpacking-stove-options.htm Video: Backpacking Stove Options] -
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/125933_backpacking-stove-options.htm Video: Backpacking Stove Options] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18283_hiking-gear-cooking.htm Video: Cooking Gear]
====Backpacking Food====
====Backpacking Food====
{{Shortcut|[[Backpacking Food]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Backpacking Food]]}}
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{{Shortcut|[[Backpacking Gear]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Backpacking Gear]]}}
*[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] -
*[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/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/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/129870_how-select-socks-camping-trip.htm Video: How to Select Socks for a Camping Trip] -
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====Warm Weather====
====Warm Weather====
{{Shortcut|[[Warm Weather]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Warm Weather]]}}
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*[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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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18270_hiking-gear-warm-weather.htm Video: How to Dress for Warm-Weather Hiking] -
====Wet Weather====
====Wet Weather====
{{Shortcut|[[Wet Weather]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Wet Weather]]}}
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====Cooking Gear====
====Cooking Gear====
{{Shortcut|[[Cooking Gear]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Cooking Gear]]}}
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*[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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*[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/18070_camping-pack-cook-stove.htm Video: Picking a Stove]
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====[[Dutch Oven Cooking]]====
{{Shortcut|[[Dutch Oven Cooking]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Dutch Oven Cooking]]}}
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==Gear==
==Gear==
{{Shortcut|[[Outdoor Gear]]}}
{{Shortcut|[[Outdoor Gear]]}}
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15348_camping-packing-intro.htm Video: Packing] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/insect+repellent.html REI: Insect Repellent] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/trekking+poles+hiking+staffs.html REI: Trekking Poles and Hiking Staffs] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/binoculars.html REI: Binoculars] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/twoway+radios.html REI: Two-Way Radios] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/2187_advanced-hiking-equipment.htm Video: Gear] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/2184_advanced-hiking-cold.htm Video: Cold Weather] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/2185_advanced-hiking-warm-weather.htm Video: Warm Weather] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15365_camping-packing-socks.htm Socks] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/31536_basic-hiking-layering.htm Video: Layering] -
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*[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15348_camping-packing-intro.htm Video: Packing] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/trekking+poles+hiking+staffs.html REI: Trekking Poles and Hiking Staffs] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/binoculars.html REI: Binoculars] - [http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/twoway+radios.html REI: Two-Way Radios] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/2187_advanced-hiking-equipment.htm Video: Gear] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/2184_advanced-hiking-cold.htm Video: Cold Weather] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/2185_advanced-hiking-warm-weather.htm Video: Warm Weather] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15365_camping-packing-socks.htm Socks] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/31536_basic-hiking-layering.htm Video: Layering] -
[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/lightweight+hiking.html REI: Lightweight Hiking]
[http://www.rei.com/expertadvice/articles/lightweight+hiking.html REI: Lightweight Hiking]
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====Lights====

Revision as of 17:11, 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.

Sun Protection

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Sun Protection

Insect Protection

Hygene

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Hygene

Safety

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Safety

REI: Security


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 Preparation

Packing a Backpack

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Packing a Backpack

Reducing Weight

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Reducing Weight

Backpacking Stoves

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Backpacking Stoves

Backpacking Food

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Backpacking Food

Shouldering a Pack

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Shouldering a Pack

Backpacking Gear

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Backpacking Gear

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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