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 powdered mix to accomplish this for a fraction of the cost of purchasing these drinks by the bottle.
Climbing Merit Badge
Climbing is not a sport that requires tremendous muscular strength; it demands mental toughness and the willingness to practice hard to master a set of skills. The adventure of climbing can also provide a new way to enjoy the outdoors.
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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.
Many outdoor activities require extensive knowledge of knots: camping, climbing, rappelling, spelunking, and more.
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 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.
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.