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== Level 4 Competencies ==
 
== Level 4 Competencies ==
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# I can demonstrate shared teamwork while at camp.
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# I can list the personal gear for standing camp.
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# I can show how to use group gear safely at camp.
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# I can show proper use, care and maintenance of group gear during and in between camps.
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# I can use basic camp tools safely.
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# I can store and cook food safely at camp.
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# I can demonstrate how to treat cuts and minor burns and prevent infection at camp.
 +
# I can explain and demonstrate the seven principles of Leave No Trace while at camp.
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# I can find the best place to pitch a tent at camp and explain my reasoning.
 +
# I can assist pitching tent with my team at camp.
 +
# I can demonstrate safe practices around fires and cooking equipment to minimize the risk of burns, scalds and other injuries.
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# I have spent 12 nights at camp.
  
 
== Level 5 Competencies ==
 
== Level 5 Competencies ==
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# I have assisted in the organization of two camps for my team or others.
 +
# I can assist in planning a camp program of activities.
 +
# I can show the personal gear needed for an overnight lightweight camp.
 +
# I can explain how the type of camp affects the choice of equipment needed.
 +
# I can use, maintain and store tools safely at camp.
 +
# I can teach another Scout what to pack for a camp.
 +
# I can plan a balanced menu for camp with a team.
 +
# I can demonstrate how to use different cooking methods (with different fuel types) at camp.
 +
# I can prepare for and help prevent heat-, cold- and sun-related injuries at camp.
 +
# I can describe the weather forecast and record the weather for the duration of camp.
 +
# I can demonstrate the appropriate measures for minimizing and dealing with food waste, solid waste and human waste, in keeping with Leave No Trace principles.
 +
# I can pitch a variety of tents and shelters.
 +
# I can demonstrate measures to secure tents for inclement weather.
 +
# I can select a suitable location for standing/ lightweight camp.
 +
# I can show the best layout for a campsite and explain my reasoning.
 +
# I can light, maintain and use a fire to cook a balanced meal at camp.
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# I have spent 18 nights at camp.
  
 
== Level 6 Competencies ==
 
== Level 6 Competencies ==
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# I can teach camping skills with my team at camp.
 +
# I can plan and lead a weekend camp.
 +
# I can plan a program of activities for camp.
 +
# I can assist with the organization of transportation to camp.
 +
# I can explain group emergency equipment for a camp.
 +
# I can demonstrate to others how to care for, store and maintain group gear for camp.
 +
# I can prepare a list of personal and group gear required for a standing camp.
 +
# I can help plan a menu and purchase food for a weekend camp.
 +
# I can demonstrate to others how to use a variety of cooking stoves at camp and explain to others when each type is most effective.
 +
# I can teach another youth to prepare a meal to be cooked on a fire or improvised stove.
 +
# I can demonstrate treatment of heat-, cold- and sun-related injuries at camp.
 +
# I demonstrate responsibility for myself at camp. 6.13 I can recognize weather signs and prepare for their impact on camp activities.
 +
# I can travel while following seven principles of Leave No Trace.
 +
# I can describe how to choose the best tent for a specific camp.
 +
# I can teach how to pitch a tent at camp.
 +
# I can help organize campsite setup and takedown.
 +
# I can help research proposed camping areas and locate services.
 +
# I have spent 24 nights at camp in three different season, including a week-long camp, while completing this stage.
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# I have spent two consecutive nights lightweight camping while completing this stage.
  
 
== Level 7 Competencies ==
 
== Level 7 Competencies ==
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# I can plan and lead a two-night backcountry camp.
 +
# I can plan activities for at least two different types of camps.
 +
# I can organize required transportation for camp.
 +
# I can help plan and lead a backcountry camp of a minimum of two consecutive nights.
 +
# I can audit group emergency equipment for camp.
 +
# I can teach another youth how to care for, store and maintain group gear needed for camps.
 +
# I can create personal and group gear lists for lightweight camping excursions.
 +
# I can teach the use of various stoves and their effective use to another youth at camp.
 +
# I can help prepare and describe an emergency plan for expected risks and hazards at camp.
 +
# I can take responsibility for myself and my team while at camp.
 +
# I can demonstrate how to plan for and adapt to changing weather patterns at camp.
 +
# I can teach the seven principles of Leave No Trace as they apply to a camp.
 +
# I can teach another youth tent selection by camp type.
 +
# I can organize campsite setup and takedown.
 +
# I have spent 30 nights at camp in all four seasons, including two nights without a Scouter while completing this stage.
  
 
== Level 8 Competencies ==
 
== Level 8 Competencies ==
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# I have mentored someone else who was responsible for planning and leading a camp.
 +
# I can source, compare and organize transportation options for local and foreign locations.
 +
# I can describe an expedition plan and how the needs of participants have been met in its development.
 +
# I can prepare for a specialized expedition.
 +
# I can make recommendations to improve group equipment for various camp types.
 +
# I can determine if specialized training is required for camp activities.
 +
# I can use knowledge of weather patterns to change activities as required at camp.
 +
# I have spent 36 nights on various types of camps.
  
 
== Level 9 Competencies ==
 
== Level 9 Competencies ==
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# I can source amenities and local places of interest for various camp types.
 +
# I can budget, prepare and manage every aspect of a camping expedition.
 +
# I have acted as the outing leader on at least two camping expeditions.
 +
# I can plan and execute camping expeditions in all types of locations and regions, including internationally.
 +
# I am able to source local training required for the specific camp or activity.
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# I have spent 42 nights on various types of camps.
  
 
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Contents

Level 1 Competencies

  1. I can collect small sticks for a campfire.
  2. I can follow directions while at camp.
  3. I can help pack a bag for camp.
  4. I can keep my camping gear neat and tidy.
  5. I can care for my basic personal gear on an overnight camp.
  6. I can explain the use of the buddy system at camp.
  7. I can describe the different emergency services in the camp area and how to call them.
  8. I can set out my sleeping area for good night’s sleep at camp.
  9. I have spent one night at camp.

Level 2 Competencies

  1. I can explain the importance of following directions at camp.
  2. I can list what personal gear to bring on an overnight camp.
  3. I can look after all my personal gear while at camp.
  4. I can explain what clothing to bring on an overnight camp.
  5. I can explain how to use Canada’s Food Guide at camp and help to plan a nutritious meal.
  6. I can describe safe food handling and hygiene at camp.
  7. I can help prepare food for cooking at camp and be safe while cooking at camp.
  8. I can get help if someone is hurt while at camp.
  9. I can get a weather forecast for a camp.
  10. I can identify the main parts of a tent. 2.11 I can help pitch a tent at camp.
  11. I behave safely around fires at camp. 2.13 I can identify and explain the elements of the fire triangle.
  12. I have spent two nights in a tent at camp.

Level 3 Competencies

  1. I can help others learn about camping.
  2. I can audit my personal gear for camp.
  3. I can pack a bag for camp.
  4. I can help plan a basic balanced meal for camp.
  5. I can demonstrate how to store food at camp.
  6. I can assist in cooking a meal at camp.
  7. I can be safe while cooking at camp.
  8. I can demonstrate first aid treatment for a minor cut or scratch at camp and explain how to prevent infection and describe the signs of infections.
  9. I can describe how weather can affect our camp. 3.10 I can discuss the seven principles of Leave No Trace.
  10. I can show how to pitch a tent (with help from others).
  11. I can make a hot drink on a campfire at camp. 3.13 I can clean up a fire area after camp.
  12. I have spent seven nights at camp.

Level 4 Competencies

  1. I can demonstrate shared teamwork while at camp.
  2. I can list the personal gear for standing camp.
  3. I can show how to use group gear safely at camp.
  4. I can show proper use, care and maintenance of group gear during and in between camps.
  5. I can use basic camp tools safely.
  6. I can store and cook food safely at camp.
  7. I can demonstrate how to treat cuts and minor burns and prevent infection at camp.
  8. I can explain and demonstrate the seven principles of Leave No Trace while at camp.
  9. I can find the best place to pitch a tent at camp and explain my reasoning.
  10. I can assist pitching tent with my team at camp.
  11. I can demonstrate safe practices around fires and cooking equipment to minimize the risk of burns, scalds and other injuries.
  12. I have spent 12 nights at camp.

Level 5 Competencies

  1. I have assisted in the organization of two camps for my team or others.
  2. I can assist in planning a camp program of activities.
  3. I can show the personal gear needed for an overnight lightweight camp.
  4. I can explain how the type of camp affects the choice of equipment needed.
  5. I can use, maintain and store tools safely at camp.
  6. I can teach another Scout what to pack for a camp.
  7. I can plan a balanced menu for camp with a team.
  8. I can demonstrate how to use different cooking methods (with different fuel types) at camp.
  9. I can prepare for and help prevent heat-, cold- and sun-related injuries at camp.
  10. I can describe the weather forecast and record the weather for the duration of camp.
  11. I can demonstrate the appropriate measures for minimizing and dealing with food waste, solid waste and human waste, in keeping with Leave No Trace principles.
  12. I can pitch a variety of tents and shelters.
  13. I can demonstrate measures to secure tents for inclement weather.
  14. I can select a suitable location for standing/ lightweight camp.
  15. I can show the best layout for a campsite and explain my reasoning.
  16. I can light, maintain and use a fire to cook a balanced meal at camp.
  17. I have spent 18 nights at camp.

Level 6 Competencies

  1. I can teach camping skills with my team at camp.
  2. I can plan and lead a weekend camp.
  3. I can plan a program of activities for camp.
  4. I can assist with the organization of transportation to camp.
  5. I can explain group emergency equipment for a camp.
  6. I can demonstrate to others how to care for, store and maintain group gear for camp.
  7. I can prepare a list of personal and group gear required for a standing camp.
  8. I can help plan a menu and purchase food for a weekend camp.
  9. I can demonstrate to others how to use a variety of cooking stoves at camp and explain to others when each type is most effective.
  10. I can teach another youth to prepare a meal to be cooked on a fire or improvised stove.
  11. I can demonstrate treatment of heat-, cold- and sun-related injuries at camp.
  12. I demonstrate responsibility for myself at camp. 6.13 I can recognize weather signs and prepare for their impact on camp activities.
  13. I can travel while following seven principles of Leave No Trace.
  14. I can describe how to choose the best tent for a specific camp.
  15. I can teach how to pitch a tent at camp.
  16. I can help organize campsite setup and takedown.
  17. I can help research proposed camping areas and locate services.
  18. I have spent 24 nights at camp in three different season, including a week-long camp, while completing this stage.
  19. I have spent two consecutive nights lightweight camping while completing this stage.

Level 7 Competencies

  1. I can plan and lead a two-night backcountry camp.
  2. I can plan activities for at least two different types of camps.
  3. I can organize required transportation for camp.
  4. I can help plan and lead a backcountry camp of a minimum of two consecutive nights.
  5. I can audit group emergency equipment for camp.
  6. I can teach another youth how to care for, store and maintain group gear needed for camps.
  7. I can create personal and group gear lists for lightweight camping excursions.
  8. I can teach the use of various stoves and their effective use to another youth at camp.
  9. I can help prepare and describe an emergency plan for expected risks and hazards at camp.
  10. I can take responsibility for myself and my team while at camp.
  11. I can demonstrate how to plan for and adapt to changing weather patterns at camp.
  12. I can teach the seven principles of Leave No Trace as they apply to a camp.
  13. I can teach another youth tent selection by camp type.
  14. I can organize campsite setup and takedown.
  15. I have spent 30 nights at camp in all four seasons, including two nights without a Scouter while completing this stage.

Level 8 Competencies

  1. I have mentored someone else who was responsible for planning and leading a camp.
  2. I can source, compare and organize transportation options for local and foreign locations.
  3. I can describe an expedition plan and how the needs of participants have been met in its development.
  4. I can prepare for a specialized expedition.
  5. I can make recommendations to improve group equipment for various camp types.
  6. I can determine if specialized training is required for camp activities.
  7. I can use knowledge of weather patterns to change activities as required at camp.
  8. I have spent 36 nights on various types of camps.

Level 9 Competencies

  1. I can source amenities and local places of interest for various camp types.
  2. I can budget, prepare and manage every aspect of a camping expedition.
  3. I have acted as the outing leader on at least two camping expeditions.
  4. I can plan and execute camping expeditions in all types of locations and regions, including internationally.
  5. I am able to source local training required for the specific camp or activity.
  6. I have spent 42 nights on various types of camps.