Outdoor Adventure Skills Gear

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Outdoor Adventure Skills Gear

Outdoor gear and where they fit into the various stages of different Outdoor Adventure Skills badges. Can’t camp without the right gear! For simplicity, first aid and survival kits and camp tools (knives, axes, saws) are listed in separate tables.


Camping Skills Trail Skills Winter Skills
OAS-camping-1.png 1.3 I can help pack a bag for camp.

1.4 I can keep my camping gear neat and tidy.
1.5 I can care for my basic personal gear on an overnight camp.

OAS-trail-1.png 1.1 I can help pack a rucksack for a day hike.

1.2 I can dress myself for a day hike

OAS-camping-2.png 2.2 I can list what personal gear to bring on an overnight camp.

2.3 I can look after all my personal gear while at camp.
2.4 I can explain what clothing to bring on an overnight camp.

OAS-trail-2.png 2.1 I know what gear to bring for a hike depending on weather.

2.2 I can show how to take care of all personal gear needed for a day hike.

OAS-winter-2.png 2.4 I know how to pack extra clothes for winter outings.
OAS-camping-3.png 3.2 I can audit my personal gear for camp.

3.3 I can pack a bag for camp.

OAS-trail-3.png 3.1 can pack a rucksack for a day hike.

3.2 can explain what clothes to bring for a day hike depending on the weather.

OAS-winter-3.png 3.8 I can pack a day pack for a winter outing.
OAS-camping-4.png 4.2 I can list the personal gear for standing camp.

4.3 I can show how to use group gear safely at camp.
4.4 I can show proper use, care and maintenance of group gear during and in between camps.

OAS-trail-4.png 4.2 I can pack a rucksack for a weekend hike.

4.3 I can show how to care for all my personal hiking equipment needed for a weekend hike.
4.9 I can plan and bring appropriate personal gear to use on a hike based on weather forecasts for the hiking area.

OAS-winter-4.png 4.7 I have used a toboggan or sled to transport equipment.
OAS-camping-5.png 5.3 I can show the personal gear needed for an overnight lightweight camp.

5.4 I can explain how the type of camp affects the choice of equipment needed.
5.5 I can use, maintain and store tools safely at camp.
5.6 I can teach another Scout what to pack for a camp.

OAS-trail-5.png 5.1 I can explain how the weather affects the equipment I bring on a weekend hike.

5.2 I can show what group equipment to bring on a weekend hike and explain why each item is needed.
5.3 I can show how to use group equipment correctly.
5.4 I can select appropriate footwear for various hikes.
5.5 I can demonstrate how to use different types of lightweight stoves to prepare a meal.
5.13 I can plan effectively and recommend appropriate gear for my group to take based on weather forecasts for the hike area.

OAS-winter-5.png 5.5 I am able to pack the appropriate clothing and equipment for a two night winter camp.
OAS-camping-6.png 6.6 I can demonstrate to others how to care for, store and maintain group gear for camp.

6.7 I can prepare a list of personal and group gear required for a standing camp.

OAS-trail-6.png 6.1 I can teach another youth what to pack for a weekend hike.

6.3 I can teach another youth how to care for, store and maintain the group equipment.
6.4 I can look after my hiking footwear.
6.5 I can select and maintain my pack for various hiking adventures.

OAS-winter-6.png 6.7 I can do simple repairs on liquid fuel stoves.
OAS-camping-7.png 7.6 I can teach another youth how to care for, store and maintain group gear needed for camps.

7.7 I can create personal and group gear lists for lightweight camping excursions.

OAS-trail-7.png 7.1 I can pack a rucksack for a hiking expedition of more than two nights.

7.3 I can show what group equipment to bring on a hiking expedition of more than two nights and explain why each item is needed.
7.4 I can choose appropriate lightweight hiking equipment.

OAS-winter-7.png 7.2 I know how to select an appropriate tent for winter camping.
OAS-camping-8.png 8.5 I can make recommendations to improve group equipment for various camp types. OAS-trail-8.png 8.1 I can teach another youth how to pack for a hiking expedition.

8.2 I can make recommendations to improve group equipment.

OAS-winter-8.png 8.1 I can carry out repairs on gas-fuelled stoves in winter conditions.
OAS-trail-9.png 9.1 I know what equipment is required for various hiking expeditions and the correct use and care of this equipment.

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