With the move from Cub Scouting to Scouts there should be a realisation of the value of knowing how to use ropes to help
with all sorts of activities. Ropes on their own are limited
but add some useful knots and a great deal more can be
achieved. The Scout Information Centre provides some
very useful guides to tying knots together with some help
for teaching too. The PDF files to download below cover the
Great Fun but, they are
potentially dangerous and remain so, even when all
reasonable precautions, both in their construction and use
have been taken....The file for downloading is the Aerial
Despite the large number of different types of lamps on the
market, generally speaking they will be one of two types.
The fuel supply will either be held in a self-contained
cylinder or canister that is replaced once it is emptied or
the lamp will have a fuel tank that you refill as necessary.
Lamps can be dangerous things if poorly maintained or not
used with care! The information in the downloadable file is
useful for reference.
lighting is an important basic skill in Scouting. It is
integral to cooking, keeping warm, camping and as a focal
point on various activities. The downloadable file offers
some basic advice and good practice.