- 1 What are the 10 essentials for camping Boy Scouts?
- 2 Can Boy Scouts sleep in a tent alone?
- 3 What should I pack for a campout?
- 4 Can parents go camping with Boy Scouts?
- 5 What are the 12 points of the Scout Law?
- 6 What goes in a Boy Scout day pack?
- 7 Is Bill Gates an Eagle Scout?
- 8 Do Scout leaders get paid?
- 9 What are the 3 R’s of youth protection?
- 10 What should you not bring camping?
- 11 Should I put a tarp under my tent?
- 12 What should you not do while camping?
- 13 Can Webelos camp without a parent?
- 14 Can Scouts share a tent?
- 15 How long is Ypt training?
What are the 10 essentials for camping Boy Scouts?
Boy Scouts of America’s “Scout Basic Essentials” are quite similar ( Map and Compass, Sun Protection, Extra Clothing, Flashlight, First-Aid Kit, Matches and Fire-starters, Pocketknife, Trail Food, Water Bottle, and Rain Gear.)
Can Boy Scouts sleep in a tent alone?
In Cub Scouting, parents and guardians may share a tent with their family. In all other programs, youth and adults tent separately. Spouses may share tents. Whenever possible, separate cabins or lodging should be provided for male and female adults as well as for male and female youth.
What should I pack for a campout?
These are important items for your camping checklist:
- Tent (and footprint, stakes)
- Sleeping bags.
- Sleeping pads.
- Camping pillow.
- Headlamps or flashlights (and extra batteries)
- Camp chairs.
- Camp table (if no picnic table)
- Lantern (and mantles and fuel/batteries if needed)
Can parents go camping with Boy Scouts?
In special circumstances, a Cub Scout whose parent or legal guardian is not able to attend an overnight camping trip may participate under the supervision of another registered adult member of the BSA who is a parent of a Cub Scout who is also attending.
What are the 12 points of the Scout Law?
Co-founder and principal, Dave Clayman, chose Twelve Points as a tribute to the 12 Points of the Boy Scout Law. “ A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent,” said Clayman.
What goes in a Boy Scout day pack?
A daypack that can hold between 16 and 22 liters has enough space for most dayhikes for which you’re carrying extra layers of clothes, food, water and a few incidentals (camera, first-aid kit, fishing pole). If you want to carry more, especially in wintry conditions, look at packs with 28-40 liters of space.
Is Bill Gates an Eagle Scout?
While Bill Gates is a Life Scout, his father, William Sr., is an Eagle Scout. In 2010, Gates was honored by the Boy Scouts with the Silver Buffalo award for his service to the youth.
Do Scout leaders get paid?
Do I get paid? No!! The Scout Group, like all others, is run entirely by a team of volunteers. No payment is made to anyone for their time etc.
What are the 3 R’s of youth protection?
The “three R’s” of Youth Protection convey a simple message for the personal awareness of our youth members: Recognize that anyone could be a molester; Respond when someone is doing something that goes against your gut or against the safety guidelines; and Report attempted or actual molestation or any activity that you
What should you not bring camping?
Here’s a list of what not to bring camping on your next adventure trip.
- Colognes, perfumes, and scented lotions.
- Glassware and individual beer bottles.
- Family-size containers of food.
- High fashion jewelry or clothes.
Should I put a tarp under my tent?
So do you need a tarp over or under your tent? You do not have to have a tarp under your tent but it is highly recommended. Having a tarp under your tent can prevent holes and tear from appearing on the bottom of the tent as well as prevent moisture from the ground from soaking into your tent.
What should you not do while camping?
10 things not to do while camping
- Arrive after dark or in the heat of the day. Photo: Shutterstock.
- Choose the lowest spot in the campsite.
- Pack sensibly (clothes-wise)
- Shower in the morning or evening.
- Drink too much after a certain point at night.
- Abstain from indulging.
- Leave your bag unzipped.
- Be loud.
Can Webelos camp without a parent?
A Webelos Scout may participate in overnight den camping when supervised by an adult. In most cases, the Webelos Scout will be under the supervision of his parent or guardian. It is essential that each Webelos Scout be under the supervision of a parent-approved adult.
In general, adults do not eat or tent with a scout patrol. Adult/Boy Tenting—BSA youth protection policies forbid an adult and a boy sharing the same tent.
How long is Ypt training?
You do not need to be a registered member to take the training, in fact all parents and any interested community members are encouraged to take Youth Protection Training. Taking Youth Protection Training (Formerly YPT, now YPT2) is easy! It should approximately 55-60 minutes to complete.