Week Five TY2TT: Outdoor activities for Beavers and Cubs
Welcome to week five of our Taking You to The Top challenge. This is a programme to help with scouting at home and continuing to work towards your top awards.
Week 5 - Outdoor (This will link to Outdoor Challenge Awards & Skills element of Chief Scout Platinum & Diamond)
Choose 1, this can be done across all sections tailored to suit age range.
Relight My Fire!
Hold a campfire with family, make s’mores, jam butty fritters, teach one other person a campfire song
Get Out of Bed!
Camp overnight in somewhere other than your bed! - tent, hammock, shelter, bivy, den - indoors or outdoors
Knot So Simple!
Complete a pioneering project - this can be big/small, a gadget, a knot display, be as creative as you like
Tent Tales - put up a tent or build a den.
Tie a tasty reef knot – learn how to tie a classic reef knot with a tasty twist
Postcard Pictures - sketch a local point of interest and discover it’s meaning
Focus on nature - take photographs that capture nature at its best
Damper snakes - make a tasty bread dough with a classic backwoods cooking recipe
Bee bath - create a watering station for insects
Construct a campfire - collect and sort wood, build and safely light a fire e/
Emergency 999 - find out what to do in an emergency
Five easy knots
It’s about to get intents - Help put up a tent or build a den and sleep in it for three nights, then help to take it down and pack it away properly.
Sleeping bag sleep out - set up your sleeping bag ready to sleep over
Relight my Fire - Learn how to light a fire safely.
Campfire cook off - cook something on a campfire with your parents using each of these methods on a stick, in a billycan and in the embers
Campfire capers - join in with a campfire sing song with your family you could even prepare some campfire sketches or skits to share with your family
Knot so fast - learn to tie five simple knots then time yourself to see how fast you can tie them. Can you break your own record?
Go Go Gadget - use the knots that you have learnt to make a camp gadget
Catapult crossfire - make a catapult and see how far you can make a paper ball fly.
Marsh mellow mountain - Build a structure out of mini marshmallows and spaghetti strong enough to hold an object
Decode the countryside code - lean all about the countryside code