Expedition Planning for novices

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Description

Making the assumption that the scouts know nothing, Explain the process followed by some practice

Resources

Route Card, Maps, Compass

Instructions

Split troop into patrols or groups of 4-7 people
1. choosing a destination. Transport & Camping costs. Support needed.
2. Decide on the purpose. Wildlife survey, survey of different types of gates/style, 'impacts of man'
3. They have to work out how to get there - bus/train/walking/cycling etc. (Route Planning - NAITHSMITH'S RULE) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naismith's_rule
4. They cook for themselves. decide between trangias and open fires.
5. Sort out their menu.
6. Shop for food.
7. Sort out their group and personal kit lists.

Tags

  • expediton challenge
  • route plan

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