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* [[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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*[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]
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*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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*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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*Hiking Safety, Dangers, & Rules: [[Buddy System]] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/131586_how-use-buddy-system-when.htm Video: Buddy System] - [http://www.ehow.com/video_2358746_prepare-potential-hiking-dangers.html How to Prepare for Potential Hiking Dangers] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/18238_hiking-location-permits.htm Video: Understand Hiking Regulations & Permits]
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Revision as of 23:19, 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


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


Campfires

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Campfires

Campfire Building

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Campfire Building

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

Socks

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Socks

REI: Socks -

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

Outdoor Cooking

Cooking Gear

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Cooking Gear

Dutch Oven Cooking

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Dutch Oven Cooking

First Aid

Shortcut:
Outdoor First Aid

Gear

Shortcut:
Outdoor Gear

REI: Lightweight Hiking

Lights

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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 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

Shortcut:
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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