Backwoodsman(Baden Powell Service Association Troop)
Know how to make an emergency lean-to shelter.
Know how to catch and skin a rabbit, or catch and clean a fish – Or -
be able to cook, satisfactorily (over a wood fire in the open) a potato stew and make a “twist” baked on a stick, using no utensils and only a billy can.
Demonstrate 3 of the following:
Improvised methods of moving injured persons having due regard to their safety and comfort.
Climbing a tree to a height of at least 24 feet from the ground and lashing on the foundation spars of a look-out post.
Rowing a boat, paddling a canoe, for at least a 1/2 mile.
The construction of a sundial, or a gadget to find the True North.
Any method of purifying contaminated water and of straining muddy water.
Demonstrate knowledge of the dangers of exposure and its treatment.
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