Improvised Splint Ideas:

Tenderfoot First Aid Quizlet

A cross-country race in which competitors use a map and compass to find their way through unfamiliar territory.


February/March we will be working on the orienteering Merit badge. 

This is a great merit badge that will hone your skills of navigation 

with a compass.


Here are some excellent resources to get you started:

IOF Control Description Handbook

Orienteering Requirements

Orienteering Workbook

Inexpensive $10 compass from amazon



Orienteering Symbols:

 Otay Lake proposed orienteering course:

This month tripod lashings:

Tripod Lashing, Step-by-Step Animation


Tripod lashing animation::

 Square Lashing, Step-by-Step Animation

Square lashing animation:

Hint : These two knots will be featured in our Patrol competition.



The Six Boy Scout Knots. Learn Them! Love Them!