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== [[Outdoor Adventure Skills]] Navigation ==
 
== [[Outdoor Adventure Skills]] Navigation ==
 
Outdoor navigation skills and where they fit into the various stages of different [[Outdoor Adventure Skills]] badges.  
 
Outdoor navigation skills and where they fit into the various stages of different [[Outdoor Adventure Skills]] badges.  
* [[Media:OASbyTopic_Part_17.pdf|PDF reference copy]]
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* [[Media:OASbyTopic_Part_21.pdf|PDF reference copy]]
  
 
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| style="background-color:Gold;" | [[File:OAS-trail-1.png|50px|link=Trail_Skills_Stage_1]]   
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| style="background-color:Goldenrod;" | [[File:OAS-trail-1.png|50px|link=Trail_Skills_Stage_1]]   
 
| | 1.5 I can identify the main parts of a compass
 
| | 1.5 I can identify the main parts of a compass
 
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| style="background-color:Gold;" |  [[File:OAS-trail-2.png|50px|link=Trail_Skills_Stage_2]]  
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| style="background-color:Goldenrod;" |  [[File:OAS-trail-2.png|50px|link=Trail_Skills_Stage_2]]  
 
| | 2.3 I can read a simple map. <br>
 
| | 2.3 I can read a simple map. <br>
 
2.4 I can use a compass to find basic directions.
 
2.4 I can use a compass to find basic directions.
 
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| rowspan=2 style="background-color:Gold" | [[File:OAS-trail-3.png|50px|link=Trail_Skills_Stage_3]]  
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| rowspan=2 style="background-color:Goldenrod" | [[File:OAS-trail-3.png|50px|link=Trail_Skills_Stage_3]]  
 
| rowspan=2 | 3.3 can follow a route on an orienteering map. <br>
 
| rowspan=2 | 3.3 can follow a route on an orienteering map. <br>
 
3.4 can identify the features of a topographical map. <br>
 
3.4 can identify the features of a topographical map. <br>
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| | 3.11 I can identify the [[North Star]] and three other features in the winter night sky.  
 
| | 3.11 I can identify the [[North Star]] and three other features in the winter night sky.  
 
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| style="background-color:Gold" | [[File:OAS-trail-4.png|50px|link=Trail_Skills_Stage_4]]  
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| style="background-color:Goldenrod" | [[File:OAS-trail-4.png|50px|link=Trail_Skills_Stage_4]]  
 
| | 4.5 I can use a map and compass together for navigation. <br>
 
| | 4.5 I can use a map and compass together for navigation. <br>
 
4.6 I can teach another youth how to follow a route on an orienteering map. <br>
 
4.6 I can teach another youth how to follow a route on an orienteering map. <br>
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| | 4.6 I can establish the four cardinal directions (north, south, east, west) without a magnetic compass or any electronic means.
 
| | 4.6 I can establish the four cardinal directions (north, south, east, west) without a magnetic compass or any electronic means.
 
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| rowspan=3 style="background-color:Gold" | [[File:OAS-trail-5.png|50px|link=Trail_Skills_Stage_5]]  
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| rowspan=3 style="background-color:Goldenrod" | [[File:OAS-trail-5.png|50px|link=Trail_Skills_Stage_5]]  
 
| rowspan=3 | 5.7 I can use a map and compass to find my position on the ground. <br>
 
| rowspan=3 | 5.7 I can use a map and compass to find my position on the ground. <br>
 
5.8 I can plot a proposed hiking route on a map and obtain the required compass bearings. <br>
 
5.8 I can plot a proposed hiking route on a map and obtain the required compass bearings. <br>
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| | 5.12 I have hiked a minimum of 5 km in winter conditions following compass bearings.
 
| | 5.12 I have hiked a minimum of 5 km in winter conditions following compass bearings.
 
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| rowspan=2 style="background-color:Gold" | [[File:OAS-trail-6.png|50px|link=Trail_Skills_Stage_6]]  
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| rowspan=2 style="background-color:Goldenrod" | [[File:OAS-trail-6.png|50px|link=Trail_Skills_Stage_6]]  
 
| rowspan=2 | 6.2 I can show what group emergency equipment we can carry on a weekend hike, and how to use each item. <br>
 
| rowspan=2 | 6.2 I can show what group emergency equipment we can carry on a weekend hike, and how to use each item. <br>
 
6.3 I can teach another youth how to care for, store and maintain the group equipment. <br>
 
6.3 I can teach another youth how to care for, store and maintain the group equipment. <br>
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| | 6.9 I can read and understand a topographical map and can use it and a compass to tell where I am / going on a canoe trip.
 
| | 6.9 I can read and understand a topographical map and can use it and a compass to tell where I am / going on a canoe trip.
 
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| style="background-color:Gold" | [[File:OAS-trail-7.png|50px|link=Trail_Skills_Stage_7]]  
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| rowspan=2 style="background-color:Goldenrod" | [[File:OAS-trail-7.png|50px|link=Trail_Skills_Stage_7]]  
| | 7.7 I can navigate at night or in poor visibility. <br>
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| rowspan=2 | 7.7 I can navigate at night or in poor visibility. <br>
 
7.8 I can use a topographical map to plan a hike in unfamiliar territory.   
 
7.8 I can use a topographical map to plan a hike in unfamiliar territory.   
 
| style="background-color:Orange" | [[File:OAS-scoutcraft-7.png|50px|link=Scoutcraft_Skills_Stage_7]]
 
| style="background-color:Orange" | [[File:OAS-scoutcraft-7.png|50px|link=Scoutcraft_Skills_Stage_7]]
 
| | 7.8 Using a topographic map and magnetic compass, I have taught younger Scouts to determine their location on a map and to make their way to another location on a map.
 
| | 7.8 Using a topographic map and magnetic compass, I have taught younger Scouts to determine their location on a map and to make their way to another location on a map.
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| style="background-color: blue;" | [[File:OAS-aquatics-7.png|50px|link=Aquatic_Skills_Stage_7]]
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| | 7.2. I can navigate with a compass underwater and understand the specific challenges of underwater navigation (currents, lack of landmarks, etc.)
 
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| rowspan=2 style="background-color:Gold" | [[File:OAS-trail-8.png|50px|link=Trail_Skills_Stage_8]]  
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| rowspan=2 style="background-color:Goldenrod" | [[File:OAS-trail-8.png|50px|link=Trail_Skills_Stage_8]]  
 
| rowspan=2 | 8.3 I can navigate accurately and safely over rough terrain in any type of weather, and at night.  <br>
 
| rowspan=2 | 8.3 I can navigate accurately and safely over rough terrain in any type of weather, and at night.  <br>
 
8.4 I can teach another youth how to plan a hike in unfamiliar territory using the appropriate tools.  
 
8.4 I can teach another youth how to plan a hike in unfamiliar territory using the appropriate tools.  
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| | 8.5 I can find the [[North Star]] and identify four of the constellations in the northern sky.
 
| | 8.5 I can find the [[North Star]] and identify four of the constellations in the northern sky.
 
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| style="background-color: blue;" | [[File:OAS-aquatics-8.png|50px|link=Aquatic_Skills_Stage_8]]
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| | 8.3. I have drawn a rough map of a dive site.
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| style="background-color:Orange" | [[File:OAS-scoutcraft-9.png|50px|link=Scoutcraft_Skills_Stage_9]]
 
| style="background-color:Orange" | [[File:OAS-scoutcraft-9.png|50px|link=Scoutcraft_Skills_Stage_9]]
 
| | 9.5 Using GPS devices, I have set up and facilitated a ten-station outdoor orienteering course activity for Scouts.
 
| | 9.5 Using GPS devices, I have set up and facilitated a ten-station outdoor orienteering course activity for Scouts.

Latest revision as of 14:47, 7 October 2019

Outdoor Adventure Skills Navigation

Outdoor navigation skills and where they fit into the various stages of different Outdoor Adventure Skills badges.

OAS-trail-1.png 1.5 I can identify the main parts of a compass
OAS-trail-2.png 2.3 I can read a simple map.

2.4 I can use a compass to find basic directions.

OAS-trail-3.png 3.3 can follow a route on an orienteering map.

3.4 can identify the features of a topographical map.
3.5 can demonstrate the basic use of a GPS unit.

OAS-scoutcraft-3.png 3.6 I have used a compass to walk on a bearing.
OAS-winter-3.png 3.11 I can identify the North Star and three other features in the winter night sky.
OAS-trail-4.png 4.5 I can use a map and compass together for navigation.

4.6 I can teach another youth how to follow a route on an orienteering map.
4.7 I can keep a map dry and safe from the elements.
4.8 I can locate a waypoint that has been pre-programmed into a GPS unit.

OAS-scoutcraft-4.png 4.6 I can establish the four cardinal directions (north, south, east, west) without a magnetic compass or any electronic means.
OAS-trail-5.png 5.7 I can use a map and compass to find my position on the ground.

5.8 I can plot a proposed hiking route on a map and obtain the required compass bearings.
5.9 I can input a given waypoint into a GPS and then find it.
5.10 I can teach another youth the basic use of a GPS unit.
5.11 I can find directions without a compass.
5.14 I know when and how to cross a river.

OAS-scoutcraft-5.png 5.5 I have navigated, all off trail, 3 km to a predetermined fixed point in a wilderness area using a magnetic compass bearing.
OAS-emergency-aid-5.png 5.9 I can use a compass and/or a GPS device to find direction and travel to a desired location.
OAS-winter-5.png 5.12 I have hiked a minimum of 5 km in winter conditions following compass bearings.
OAS-trail-6.png 6.2 I can show what group emergency equipment we can carry on a weekend hike, and how to use each item.

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.
6.9 I can obtain coordinates from a point of interest on a topographical map so that it can be inputted into a GPS unit.
6.10 I can demonstrate the limitations of the compass and other navigation tools.
6.11 I can teach another youth how to find his or her position on the ground using a map and compass.

OAS-scoutcraft-6.png 6.5 I have navigated to and found 10 geocache locations.
OAS-paddling-6.png 6.9 I can read and understand a topographical map and can use it and a compass to tell where I am / going on a canoe trip.
OAS-trail-7.png 7.7 I can navigate at night or in poor visibility.

7.8 I can use a topographical map to plan a hike in unfamiliar territory.

OAS-scoutcraft-7.png 7.8 Using a topographic map and magnetic compass, I have taught younger Scouts to determine their location on a map and to make their way to another location on a map.
OAS-aquatics-7.png 7.2. I can navigate with a compass underwater and understand the specific challenges of underwater navigation (currents, lack of landmarks, etc.)
OAS-trail-8.png 8.3 I can navigate accurately and safely over rough terrain in any type of weather, and at night.

8.4 I can teach another youth how to plan a hike in unfamiliar territory using the appropriate tools.

OAS-scoutcraft-8.png 8.5 I can find the North Star and identify four of the constellations in the northern sky.
OAS-aquatics-8.png 8.3. I have drawn a rough map of a dive site.
OAS-scoutcraft-9.png 9.5 Using GPS devices, I have set up and facilitated a ten-station outdoor orienteering course activity for Scouts.

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