Camping Skills IV

Recreation

Level: 2

Requirements

  • Be in at least the 8th grade or 12 years old.
  • Plan and execute a one-hour Sabbath camping activity other than worship to make the Sabbath a meaningful experience.
  • Write a 200-word essay on the preservation of the wilderness, discussing etiquette and conservation.
  • Plan your menu for a two-day camping trip and estimate the cost.
  • Participate in two weekend campouts.
  • Start a fire in wet weather, knowing where to get tinder and how to keep your fire going.
  • Know the wood best suited for making a quick, hot fire.
  • Know the wood best suited for making coals for cooking.
  • Demonstrate how to split firewood.
  • Demonstrate the proper care and storage of camp foods, and how to build various caches to protect food from animals.
  • Prepare a camp dinner with soup, vegetables, entree, and drink, all of which must be cooked.
  • Bake your food in a reflector oven.
  • Purify water by three different methods.


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