While working on the requirements for the Climbing merit badge, Scouts learn to safely reach new heights. They learn the verbal signals for climbing and how to care for rope and equipment. Then they demonstrate their skills by climbing and rappelling.
Printable helps for requirements:
Reach the top of the tower or rock face with these related ideas and achievements:
The COPE feature teaches Scouts to go beyond their comfort zones They develop self esteem by facing challenges individually and as a member of a team.
To complete the requirements for the National Outdoor Award Adventure Segment, a Scout or Venturer must learn to be prepared during outdoor adventures. He or she must also complete a challenging backpacking, paddling, sailing, climbing, or other high-adventure activity. See the specifics , along with some related helps and awards.
To earn the Mountaineering elective for the Venturing Ranger award, Venturers must learn about climbing and bouldering, practice climbing and rappelling skills, and teach others about what they have learned.
To complete the Project COPE elective for the Venturing Ranger award, Venturers must complete a BSA COPE course, attend a COPE director’s course, or participate in an outdoor education course.
Many outdoor activities require extensive knowledge of knots: camping, climbing, rappelling, spelunking, and more.
Sports drinks like Gatorade or Power Aid are designed to replenish the water and salt your body loses when you are active or exercising. You can mix up your own homemade sports drink powder to accomplish this for a fraction of the cost of purchasing these drinks by the bottle.