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== PURPOSE ==
 
== PURPOSE ==
  
To provide opportunities for Cub Scouts to develop self-confidence and early leadership skills by introducing basic camping and other outdoor pursuits.  The Outdoor Activity Area has two goals:
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To provide opportunities for [[Cub Scouts]] to develop self-confidence and early leadership skills by introducing basic camping and other outdoor pursuits.  The Outdoor Activity Area has two goals:
  
* To instruct Cub Scouts on how to enjoy the outdoors safely.
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* To instruct [[Cub Scouts]] on how to enjoy the outdoors safely.
* To introduce Cub Scouts to various outdoor pursuits through age-appropriate activities based on simple skill learning and fun.
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* To introduce [[Cub Scouts]] to various outdoor pursuits through age-appropriate activities based on simple skill, learning, and fun.
* The Outdoor Activity Area is geared for helping 8-10 year old Cub Scouts discover basic outdoor skills in a "learn by doing" environment.  The Activity Area comprises the [[Green Star]], Outdoor Activity Badges, the [[Canadian Camper Award]], and the [[Canadian Heritage Trails Award]].
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* The Outdoor Activity Area is geared for helping 8-10 year old [[Cub Scouts]] discover basic outdoor skills in a "learn by doing" environment.  The Activity Area comprises the [[Green Star]], Outdoor Activity Badges, the [[Canadian Camper Award]], and the [[Canadian Heritage Trails Award]].
  
== GREEN STAR ==
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== [[Green Star|GREEN STAR]] ==
  
The Green Star provides a variety of basic and simple introductory activities for children who have only limited experience with outdoor pursuits like camping, hiking and canoeing. Safety, and being prepared, from two key elements when building Cub self-confidence in outdoor activities. The Green Star deals with first aid kits, how to avoid getting lost, how to dress for the outdoors and other skills. As confidence grows through self-reliance, Cubs will find the outdoors less frightening They will learn leadership skills for helping others.
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The [[Green Star]] provides a variety of basic and simple introductory activities for children who have only limited experience with outdoor pursuits like camping, hiking and canoeing. Safety, and being prepared, from two key elements when building Cub self-confidence in outdoor activities. The [[Green Star]] deals with first aid kits, how to avoid getting lost, how to dress for the outdoors and other skills. As confidence grows through self-reliance, [[Cub Scouts]] will find the outdoors less frighteningThey will learn leadership skills for helping others.
  
 
== STAR, BADGES and AWARDS ==
 
== STAR, BADGES and AWARDS ==
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These badges provide Cubs with a well-rounded, learning experience in outdoor activiites.
 
These badges provide Cubs with a well-rounded, learning experience in outdoor activiites.
  
* '''[[Green Star]]'''
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* [[Green Star]]
  
* '''[[Camping Badge]]
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* [[Camping Badge]]
 
* [[Cooking Badge]]
 
* [[Cooking Badge]]
 
* [[Fishing Badge]]
 
* [[Fishing Badge]]
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* [[Trailcraft Badge]]
 
* [[Trailcraft Badge]]
 
* [[Watercraft Badge]]
 
* [[Watercraft Badge]]
* [[Winter Cubbing Badge]]'''
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* [[Winter Cubbing Badge]]
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* [[Canadian Camper Award]]
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* [[Canadian Heritage Trails Award]]
  
* '''[[Canadian Camper Award]]
 
* [[Canadian Heritage Trails Award]]'''
 
 
[[Category:Cub Scouts]]
 
[[Category:Cub Scouts]]
 
[[Category:The Outdoors]]
 
[[Category:The Outdoors]]

Revision as of 19:01, 18 January 2011

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PURPOSE

To provide opportunities for Cub Scouts to develop self-confidence and early leadership skills by introducing basic camping and other outdoor pursuits. The Outdoor Activity Area has two goals:

  • To instruct Cub Scouts on how to enjoy the outdoors safely.
  • To introduce Cub Scouts to various outdoor pursuits through age-appropriate activities based on simple skill, learning, and fun.
  • The Outdoor Activity Area is geared for helping 8-10 year old Cub Scouts discover basic outdoor skills in a "learn by doing" environment. The Activity Area comprises the Green Star, Outdoor Activity Badges, the Canadian Camper Award, and the Canadian Heritage Trails Award.

GREEN STAR

The Green Star provides a variety of basic and simple introductory activities for children who have only limited experience with outdoor pursuits like camping, hiking and canoeing. Safety, and being prepared, from two key elements when building Cub self-confidence in outdoor activities. The Green Star deals with first aid kits, how to avoid getting lost, how to dress for the outdoors and other skills. As confidence grows through self-reliance, Cub Scouts will find the outdoors less frightening. They will learn leadership skills for helping others.

STAR, BADGES and AWARDS

These badges provide Cubs with a well-rounded, learning experience in outdoor activiites.