Webelos Adventure: Webelos Walkabout

Webelos WalkaboutWebelos Walkabout is one of the Webelos CORE Adventure Requirements.  For this adventure, Webelos plan and carry out a three mile hike and complete a service project.

Printable helps for requirements:

Printable requirements for Webelos Adventure: Webelos Walkabout

Printable checkoff sheet for Webelos Adventure: Webelos Walkabout

Printable note sheet for Webelos Adventure: Webelos Walkabout

Camping

Camping Checklist for Scouts

When preparing for a campout, one of the most common questions from less experienced campers is “What should I bring?” This article from Boy’s Life magazine is a good list of must haves for that campout.

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Poison Ivy

Poisonous Plants Quiz

Boy Scouts working on their Tenderfoot rank need to learn about poisonous plants. Being able to identify hazardous plants will help all Scouts who are in the outdoors, so this knowledge is not just for rank advancement.

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Hiking the 1000 Steps Trail

Hiking Activities

If you are out with a goal oriented group and you want them to take some time to explore, consider adding one or more additional hiking activities.

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Forest Hike

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Book Series

We are coming up on some prime hiking season. In the spring the temperatures are mild and it isn’t buggy yet. So I am reviewing my favorite hiking book – 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles. Hopefully there is one available in your area.

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Forest Hike

Outdoor Essentials for Cub Scouts

Even as winter approaches and it gets to cold for the Cub Scouts to get out tent camping, we can still get them outdoors on a day hike. Make sure your Cub Scouts know the 10 Outdoor Essentials.

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Tree

The Outdoor Code

Every Scout who is spending time outdoors should be familiar with the Outdoor Code. It is especially important for Webelos, Boy Scouts, and Venturers who are out camping regularly.

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Forest Hike

Hiking Safety (Front Country)

These guidelines are appropriate for a front country adventure in an area like a park. That is the only type of hiking which is appropriate for Cub Scouts. If you are going on a back country hike, then you need to consider some other safety rules, like bringing a fire source and knife.

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