An activity to motivate Scouts to learn about knots and lashings
1 pair of robust cable drums per patrol
rope in lengths suitable for lashings (about 3m)
wooden staves for frame
something for axles (broom handles)
Provide each patrol with a pair of cable drums as wheels, a pair of axles and enough staves and rope to lash together a robust flinstone like car. You can use more than two wheels if you like.
It must be able to transport at least one person in a race.
1st team to complete, car endurance, style and team to win the race win prizes.