Fix It Adventure
Note: BSA is retiring this adventure on May 31, 2022.
Fix It is one of the Webelos/Arrow of Light elective adventures. For the Fix It adventure, Webelos learn to do simple repairs and home maintenance.
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Fix It
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Complete the following requirements. Note: BSA is retiring this adventure on May 31, 2022.
1. Put a Fix It Toolbox together. Describe what each item in your toolbox can be used for. Show how to use three of the tools safely
2. Be Ready. With the help of an adult in your family, do the following:
2A. Locate the electrical panel in your home. Determine if the electrical panel has fuses or breakers
2B. Determine what heat source is used to heat your home.
2C. Learn what you would do to shut off the water for a sink, a toilet, a washing machine, or a water heater. If there is a main shut-off valve for your home, show where it is located
3. Describe to your Webelos den leader how to fix or make safe the following circumstances with help from an adult:
3A. A toilet is overflowing.
3B. The kitchen sink is clogged
3C. A circuit breaker tripped, causing some of the lights to go out
4. Let’s Fix It. Select and do eight of the following. You will need an adult’s supervision for each of these Fix It projects:
4A. Show how to change a light bulb in a lamp or fixture. Determine the type of light bulb and how to properly dispose of it
4B. Fix a squeaky door or cabinet hinge.
4C. Tighten a loose handle or knob on a cabinet or a piece of furniture
4D. Demonstrate how to stop a toilet from running.
4E. Replace a furnace filter.
4F. Wash a car
4G. Check the oil level and tire pressure in a car
4H. Show how to replace a bulb in a taillight, turn signal, or parking light, or replace a headlight in a car
4I. Help an adult change a tire on a car
4J. Make a repair to a bicycle, such as adjusting or lubricating the chain, inflating the tires, fixing a flat, or adjusting the seat or handlebars.
4K. Replace the wheels on a skateboard, a scooter, or a pair of inline skates.
4L. Help an adult prepare and paint a room
4M. Help an adult replace or repair a wall or floor tile
4N. Help an adult install or repair a window or door lock.
4O. Help an adult fix a slow or clogged sink drain.
4P. Help an adult install or repair a mailbox.
4Q. Change the battery in a smoke detector or a carbon monoxide detector, and test its operation.
4R. Help an adult fix a leaky faucet.
4S. Find wall studs, and help an adult hang a curtain rod or a picture
4T. Take an old item, such as a small piece of furniture, a broken toy, or a picture frame, and rebuild and/or refinish it. Show your work to your Webelos leader or another adult.
4U. Do a Fix It project agreed upon with your parent or guardian
Printable Check Off Sheets and Note Sheets
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