Camping Skills Stage 8
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Camping Skills - Stage 8 Competencies & Requirements
- I have mentored someone else who was responsible for planning and leading a camp.
- Scouts have mentored another Scout who was successful in completing the Stage 6 requirement to plan a camp.
- I can source, compare and organize transportation options for local and foreign locations.
- Scouts can demonstrate a capability of seeking information by a number of sources. Scouts can organize the transport to and from the campsite.
- I can describe an expedition plan and how the needs of participants have been met in its development.
- Scouts can plan, organize and run a camping expedition so that everyone will find the camp both fun and challenging.
- I can prepare for a specialized expedition.
- Scouts can plan and organize expeditions that require special skills (e.g. mountaineering, snowshoeing or canoeing), adding whatever skills necessary to their existing skills set.
- I can make recommendations to improve group equipment for various camp types.
- Scouts can share with other Scouts improvements that can be made to the existing group gear.
- I can determine if specialized training is required for camp activities.
- Scouts can explain the need to obtain specific training to safely participate in an activity.
- I can use knowledge of weather patterns to change activities as required at camp.
- Scouts can recognize the signs of upcoming weather and adapt plans the group may have to accommodate the weather conditions.
- This may require changing the venue for the event or changing the activity altogether.
- I have spent 36 nights on various types of camps.
- Scouts have spent at least six of the 36 nights while completing this stage.