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Winter adds a new dimension to outdoor activities.  Cubs develop basic knowledge and skills to help them safely enjoy the outdoors during the winter.<ref>  Taken from [http://www.scouts.ca/media/documents/GenMeasuringSuccess.pdf MEASURING SUCCESS - THE SCOUTING WAY] </ref>
 
Winter adds a new dimension to outdoor activities.  Cubs develop basic knowledge and skills to help them safely enjoy the outdoors during the winter.<ref>  Taken from [http://www.scouts.ca/media/documents/GenMeasuringSuccess.pdf MEASURING SUCCESS - THE SCOUTING WAY] </ref>
  
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== Requirements ==
 
== Requirements ==
 
To earn the Winter Cubbing Badge, complete the following requirements:
 
To earn the Winter Cubbing Badge, complete the following requirements:
  
 
#  Describe how to prevent and treat:
 
#  Describe how to prevent and treat:
** (a) Frost-bite
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** (b) Skin on cold metal
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* (a) Frost-bite
** (c) Snow blindness
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* (b) Skin on cold metal
** (d) Breaking through ice
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* (c) Snow blindness
** (e) Hypothermia
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* (d) Breaking through ice
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* (e) Hypothermia
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# Show that you are properly dressed for a winter outing or describe how to dress for winter weather. Know the importance of staying dry.
 
# Show that you are properly dressed for a winter outing or describe how to dress for winter weather. Know the importance of staying dry.
 
# Recognize and identify in winter conditions three common birds and three common trees or shrubs.
 
# Recognize and identify in winter conditions three common birds and three common trees or shrubs.
 
# Point out the North Star and three night sky features, such as stars, constellations, and planets.
 
# Point out the North Star and three night sky features, such as stars, constellations, and planets.
 
# Take part in two of the following:
 
# Take part in two of the following:
** (a) a winter camp
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** (b) a winter hike
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* (a) a winter camp
** (c) two winter outdoor meetings
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* (b) a winter hike
** (d) lighting a fire and cooking a simple meal under winter conditions
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* (c) two winter outdoor meetings
** (e) a hike on snowshoes or skis
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* (d) lighting a fire and cooking a simple meal under winter conditions
** (f) an ice fishing trip
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* (e) a hike on snowshoes or skis
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* (f) an ice fishing trip
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</blockquote>
  
  

Revision as of 11:06, 15 January 2011

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Contents

Outcomes

Winter adds a new dimension to outdoor activities. Cubs develop basic knowledge and skills to help them safely enjoy the outdoors during the winter.[1]

Requirements

To earn the Winter Cubbing Badge, complete the following requirements:

  1. Describe how to prevent and treat:
  • (a) Frost-bite
  • (b) Skin on cold metal
  • (c) Snow blindness
  • (d) Breaking through ice
  • (e) Hypothermia
  1. Show that you are properly dressed for a winter outing or describe how to dress for winter weather. Know the importance of staying dry.
  2. Recognize and identify in winter conditions three common birds and three common trees or shrubs.
  3. Point out the North Star and three night sky features, such as stars, constellations, and planets.
  4. Take part in two of the following:
  • (a) a winter camp
  • (b) a winter hike
  • (c) two winter outdoor meetings
  • (d) lighting a fire and cooking a simple meal under winter conditions
  • (e) a hike on snowshoes or skis
  • (f) an ice fishing trip



Cross-badge links


Program Suggestions

  • The Cub Book, pages 106-107.

References

  1. Taken from MEASURING SUCCESS - THE SCOUTING WAY