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Week Four TY2TT: Adventure activities for Beavers and Cubs

Welcome to week four 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 3 - Adventure (This will link to Adventure Challenge Awards & Adventure element of Chief Scout Platinum & Diamond)

Main Activity

Choose 1, this can be done across all sections tailored to suit age range.

Night Line: Go outside on a short walk with family, take turns for one member to be blindfolded, others will have to direct them. 

Hover crafting: Try making a hovercraft something airborne with this thrilling adventure.

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Stargazing / Space travel: Go outside in the dark and see what you can see, using Night Sky App (free). Making astronomy accessible to the smallest astronomers, Night Sky app answers all kinds of questions one may have about what’s up in that big sky of ours. It also uses geo-tracking to show you all about the stars right above your head.

Guess the constellations

How to build stomp rocket launcher

Beavers

If you can complete all of these challenges, then you will have earned your Adventure Challenge badge...

Find me, follow you: Find out about tracking signs, then use them to follow a track and find the ‘treasure’

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I-spy-cycle: see what you can spy while exploring your local area on a bike

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Water-way to go: hike along a waterway and discover facts and landmarks

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Boss the Green Cross Code: Learn the Green Cross Code and put your knowledge to use in the real world

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Mud mugs: make a fantastic face sculpture 

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Make easy awesome kites

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Pitta pocket pizza: delicious camp fire recipe 

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Den building indoors

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Den building outdoors

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Make your own obstacle course fun

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Cubs

Find me, follow you: Find out about tracking signs, then use them to follow a track and find the ‘treasure’.

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A flair for hot air: Find out how hot air balloons work by crafting your own and watching it fly up, up and away.

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Nature scavenger hunt: Go for a hike and explore the outdoors with this fun nature scavenger hunt. Look and listen for the sights and sounds of nature. What will you find? How many items from the scavenger hunt list you can find? If safe to do so collect some of the items you find along with some tree rubbings and use them to create a collage when you get home.

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Make a raft

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Learn how to pack your bag

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Compass coding: Become a ScoutBot, and follow codes and compass directions to get back to camp.

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