Scouting Program Archives: High Adventure Troop Program Feature

High Adventure Troop Program Feature

High adventure can mean a lot of different things to Scouts. It might mean backpacking on rugged mountain trails, canoeing in the Boundary Waters of the United States and Canada, sailing a large vessel off the coast of Florida, visiting a major city and seeing the sights, or trekking to a remote outpost at your council summer camp.

Planning a high-adventure activity takes time to make sure all the logistical points are covered. This program feature is designed to give you a sampling of high adventure activities, but your troop will need to spend several months planning a specific high adventure.

Find the complete plans for the High Adventure Troop Program Feature on the BSA website.

15-piece survival kit built for hostile environments, Includes Gerber miniature multi-tool for a range of applications, Survival blanket, fire starter, snare wire, fishing and sewing kits, and more, Land to air rescue and SOS instructions, Comes with Bear Grylls' Priorities of Survival pocket guide

Bear Grylls Survival Series Ultimate Kit

Nylon pouch, multi-tool, miniature light, hand saw, signaling mirror, survival blanket, fire starter, waterproof matches, cotton ball fire tinder, snare wire, emergency cord, waxed thread, fishing kit, sewing kit, pocket survival guide, and rescue instructions.

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BSA Methods – The Outdoors

One of the methods for Boy Scouts is “the outdoors”. Being outdoors presents Boy Scouts with challenges and adventures. Boys enjoy the independence of getting away from home and taking care of themselves.

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BSA Medical Forms

All four of my boys had their physicals yesterday. And I took along the BSA medical form to have it filled out so they would be ready for camp this summer. Sometimes this takes parents by surprise. Remind them to make an appointment and get it done if they haven’t already.

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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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Sailing at Swift Base

Camping at Swift Base

Swift offers weeks of summer camp for Venturers and Explorers. Activities include water skiing, tubing, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, rock climbing, rappelling, ropes challenge courses, horseback riding, mountain biking, rifle shooting, and archery.

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