Outdoor Adventure Skills Tools
Outdoor Adventure Skills Camp Tools: Knives / Axes / Saws
Camp tools and where they fit into the various stages of different Outdoor Adventure Skills badges.
BP&P 13021 – TOOLS/KNIVES: Knives (safety folding blade type), including multi-purpose tools, may be used during age appropriate program activities by all members, excluding Beavers, providing it is a bonafide requirement for the particular activity. Sheath knives may be worn when it is a bona-fide requirement of the particular Scouting activity and only by Scouts, Venturers, Rovers and Scouters and must not at any time be concealed.
|Scoutcraft Skills||Camping Skills|
|4.4 I can use a knife safely (opening, closing, passing, cleaning, caring for) and have earned my knife permit.||4.5 I can use basic camp tools safely.|
|5.3 I know how to use a camp axe and camp folding or bow saw safely (opening, closing, passing, cleaning, caring for, sharpening, cutting) and have obtained the appropriate permits for these.||5.5 I can use, maintain and store tools safely at camp.|
| 6.3 Using a knife and axe, I have prepared a 10-person campfire with tinder, kindling and fuel logs gathered from a forest floor. The fire burned for 5 hours with all wood gathered before the fire was lit (no gathering additional fire wood once the fire is lit and burning).
6.10 From wood I have not harvested from a live source, I have carved and used my own hiking “Scout” staff on a trail hike.
|6.6 I can demonstrate to others how to care for, store and maintain group gear for camp.|
|7.6 I can teach another youth how to care for, store and maintain group gear needed for camps.|
|8.3 I have carved cooking and eating spoons and a bowl with a knife/carving tools and wood.||8.5 I can make recommendations to improve group equipment for various camp types.|
|9.3 I know all the safety techniques, operating procedures, personal protective equipment and hazard identification / defence for chainsaw use to both fell a tree and buck up downed wood.|