Crossing the Swamp

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Patrol Leaders Training Task


3 wooden blocks / Milk crates,
1 x 1m plank,
2 x 2m plank,
1 x 25 litre container.


The task is to transfer the entire patrol and equipment from one side of the cavern to the other.
Patrol members can only touch the ground on either side of the cavern and the pillars in it.
The area should be set out as shown in figure 1.
The task recommences if any member of the team, or any equipment touches the ground inside the area shown.


  • games
  • leadership
  • leadership team building
  • logic

Badge Links

  • Skills - Problem solving
  • Teamwork - Team-building