Recreation Honors

Camping Skills III

Camping Skills III
1.      Be at least in the 7th grade or 12 years old.
2.      Work for three hours on a wilderness beautification project, such as making or clearing a trail.
3.      Review six points in the selection of a good campsite. Review the safety rules of fire building.
4.      Go on a weekend campout.
5.      Lay the following three fires and tell their uses:
a.       Star fire
b.      Hunter’s fire
c.       Reflector fire
6.      Know six ways to start a fire without a match. Build a campfire using one of the following:
a.       Flint
b.      Friction
c.       Spark
d.      Curved glass
e.       Metal match
f.       Compressed air
7.      Know how to properly sharpen a hatchet and knife.
8.      Cook a one-pot meal using fresh or dried food.
9.      Describe the various types of tents and their uses.
10. How does condensation occur in a tent, and how can it be prevented?
11. Demonstrate your ability to anchor a tent down, using the taut-line hitch and two half hitches.
12. While camping, plan and give a ten-minute devotional or organize and lead a nature Bible game or lead out in Sabbath School or camp church or vespers.
13. Properly locate and build one of the following and describe its importance to the individual and the environment:
a.       Latrine
b.      Shower
c.       Camp sink and dish washing area
14. Demonstrate four basic lashings and construct a simple object using these lashings.
15. Know how to replace the mantels on a camp lantern. Demonstrate how to refill gas in a camp lantern and stove. Know how to maintain the pressure pump on a camp stove in good working order.


Skill Level 2