Route Planning Cubs/Scouts

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Plan route for a hike to another Scout HQ.


Maps, Route Cards, Compass, (string to measure route)


Agree a purpose for the Expedition
Look at map and agree activities to achieve purpose
Find a start/end location/area
Plan routes for Expeditions using activity locations and start area and finish area


  • expedition
  • map reading
  • map work
  • navigation
  • planning
  • skill

Badge Links

  • Adventure - Preparation
  • Air or Sea Navigation - Bearings
  • Navigator - 4-figure reference
  • Navigator - 8 compass points
  • Navigator - Draw route map
  • Navigator - Equipment
  • Navigator - Key
  • Navigator - Use map