Week Five TY2TT: Outdoor activities for Scouts and Explorers
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
Ban the bed! - How many nights can you do? Set up tent or make a den in an usual place and see how many nights you can do. Under the supervision of your parent or carer.
Supermarket sweep - Create a menu for a weekend camp and make a shopping list for a weekend camp
Ready steady Cook - Cook something on fire with your parents on stick, in billy can and in the embers
Family fun - Sing songs around the fire with your family
It’s a knot-out - Tie six simple knots
Feed or float - Make raft out using recyclable items and test it to see if it floats OR can you make an edible raft?
Mappleships - Use your map skills to find your opponent’s features before they get yours.
Mud, glorious mud - Clean your walking boots until they gleam, then waterproof them so they’re ready for your next adventure.
Six-figure bingo - Map-read with speed as you search for symbols and landmarks with grid references to fill out your bingo card.