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Senior Frontiersman (Baden Powell Service Association Troop)

  • 1

    PREREQ: Pass the Pioneer proficiency badge.

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  • 2

    Show a knowledge of the subjects covered in the following chapters of Pioneering by Gilcraft (see “Resources” section at BPSA-US.org downloadable book):

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    • a

      Chapter 4 – Moving Heavy Weight and Straining a Rope.

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    • b

      Chapter 5 – Anchorages and Sheer -Legs.

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    • c

      Chapter 6 – Rafts.

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    • d

      Chapter 7 – Ropeways.

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    • e

      Chapter 8 – Simple and Light Bridges.

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    • f

      Chapter 14 – Instructional Models.

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  • 3

    Attain a high standard in the making of all knots and lashings referred to in that book.

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  • 4

    Take charge or take a leading part in the making of 3 structures of different types, eg: a raft, a bridge, and a Flagstaff.

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  • 5

    Make a camp kitchen.

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  • 6

    Prove your skill by finding a way across unknown country, not using roads, with a map, to a point invisible from the start for you and your Patrol. Distances to be no more than 2 miles by day, and 7 by night.

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