Scouting Program Archives: Wilderness Survival Troop Program Feature

Wilderness Survival Troop Program Feature

Early man practiced wilderness survival because he had to. We practice it today because it is a challenge and because even today we might confront a situation requiring knowledge of survival techniques in the wild.

Wilderness survival requires the ability to evaluate circumstances, make decisions, and keep a clear mind. Plan to test your troop’s members for these attributes.

The survival weekend highlight could be held in a Scout camp or in a wild area that will challenge their ability to build shelters and find food. Make sure that you have the necessary permissions if it is private property.

Find the complete plans for the Wilderness Survival Troop Program Feature on the BSA website.


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