Senior Frontiersman(Baden Powell Service Association Troop)
PREREQ: Pass the Pioneer proficiency badge.
Show a knowledge of the subjects covered in the following chapters of Pioneering by
Gilcraft (see “Resources” section at BPSA-US.org downloadable book):
Chapter 4 – Moving Heavy Weight and Straining a Rope.
Chapter 5 – Anchorages and Sheer -Legs.
Chapter 6 – Rafts.
Chapter 7 – Ropeways.
Chapter 8 – Simple and Light Bridges.
Chapter 14 – Instructional Models.
Attain a high standard in the making of all knots and lashings referred to in that book.
Take charge or take a leading part in the making of 3 structures of different types, eg: a raft, a bridge, and a Flagstaff.
Make a camp kitchen.
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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