These hiking safely 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.
Scouts BSA Tenderfoot Rank
The Tenderfoot requirements may be worked on simultaneously with the requirements for Second Class and First Class; these ranks must still be earned in sequence though.
Printable helps for requirements:
Helps for specific requirements:
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The US flag is the symbol of our country and every Scout should know how to handle it. One thing I emphasize when working with Scouts on flag etiquette is that the most important thing is respect. Scouts are going to make mistakes from time to time, but they should always do their best to be respectful.
Hiking is an excellent way for new Scouts to learn outdoor skills. The Tenderfoot hiking requirements ensure that less experienced Scouts are safe and prepared while out on the trail.
The Camping program feature teaches Scouts helps Scouts experience the fun and adventure of camp life. Theses camping program ideas include some general information and some more specific ideas for meetings
In this hospital tag game, players pretend they are wounded and go to the hospital to get fixed up.
The Tenderfoot first aid requirements and nature requirements cover a variety of situations a Scout might encounter on a campout, especially first aid for nature related injuries. The Scout also learns how to avoid these injuries.