Winter Skills Stage 8
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Winter Skills - Stage 8 Competencies & Requirements
- I can carry out repairs on gas-fuelled stoves in winter conditions.
- Scouts can determine the causes of problems and conduct the necessary repairs to keep stoves running at camp in winter conditions.
- With a team, I have provided leadership for a one or two-night activity.
- Scouts can provide a fun and safe overnight activity in the winter for younger Scouts.
- Scouts can engage less-experienced youth in the Plan-Do-Review process.
- I have participated in a five-day (four-night) mobile winter expedition.
- Scouts can participate in a five-day mobile expedition in winter.
- Scouts can demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the risks and mitigating measures for the climatic conditions in a specific region during winter and can select the most appropriate equipment for an activity.
- I understand the risks and am able to implement appropriate safety procedures for camping in heated tents.
- Scouts can demonstrate an understanding of the challenges and advantages of hot tenting and can describe the specific safety considerations in selecting equipment for this activity.
- I have wilderness first aid certifications appropriate for areas I am traveling in and the activities I am doing.
- Scouts have the necessary qualifications and skills to provide first aid during an extended winter expedition.
- Scouts can recognize and treat conditions common in winter conditions such as snow blindness, frostbite, hypothermia and carbon monoxide poisoning; furthermore, Scouts know how to prevent such medical conditions.