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The Scout should take an active part in a residential experience, preferably camping, for at least two nights. During the event, they should take part in many of the following activities:
(This list gives an idea of the type and style of the activities that the residential experience should include. Depending on the activity, there may be extra ideas that could be included, which can be discussed in the Troop Forum)

help to pitch and strike a tent

                                                       

 

 

light a fire and cook at least one meal on it

                                                       

 

 

set up a suitable stove and cook a meal on it

                                                       

 

 

demonstrate personal hygiene

                                                       

 

 

keep all belongings organised & tidy within the accommodation

                                                       

 

 

maintain a tidy and orderly site

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

take part in a wide game

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

take part in a campfire or other entertainment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

build a simple pioneering project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

build a useful camp gadget

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

explore the environment of the camp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

with others, successfully complete a two-hour activity or project

                                                         

 

provide a service commitment to the site for about an hour

                                                         

 

In addition to the above, the Scout will need to demonstrate basic emergency aid skills when on a residential experience:

understand the initial actions to take in the event of an accident

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

understand the importance of getting adult help and when to call the emergency services

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

know how to treat minor cuts, burns, scalds, stings & insect bites.

                                                       

 

 

 

We're here to help - Scoutese in Plain English:
Beavers, Cubs, & Scouts train and take part in various Challenges which lead to the awarding of Challenge Badges which are worn on the right breast;
Explorers train towards the DofE Bronze, silver, & Gold Awards;
There are also Activity Badges which are worn on the left sleeve;
The top Beaver award is the Chief Scout's Bronze Award;
The top Cub award is the Chief Scout's Silver Award;
The top Scout award is the Chief Scout's Gold Award;
The top Explorer award is the Queen's Scout Award.

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