Recreation Honors

Letterboxing

Letterboxing

Category: Arts, Crafts, and Hobbies
Skill Level:  1
Original Honor:  2008
Adventsource Honors Handbook PDF 
Adventsource Catalog: #005878 Patch Order (must have approved order login) (link from adventsource)
Wikibooks.org Article/Answer Key
Originating Institution:  North American Division

Requirements:

1.      Define the following
a.       Cache
b.      Letterbox
c.       Trail name
d.      Personal log book
e.       Stamp in
f.       Hitchhiker
g.      Hybrid box
h.      Bonus box
i.        Exchange

2.      List at least five behaviors you should practice while letterboxing.

3.      Know the basic orienteering skills of:
a.       Pacing.
b.      Compass use.
c.       Know how to find the four major directions without a compass.

4.      Design, create and carve your own personal stamp.

5.      As a unit, club or family find the clues and then locate at least ten letterboxes, four which can be part of a series. Individually “stamp in” your stamp, imprint the letterbox stamp in your log book and record your find on the web site.

Skill Level: 1