Shelter building

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Description

Scouts to design and build a shelter or bivvy in the local woods. Spend Saturday night at Farningham Woods bivvying

Resources

Tarps
Cord
Tent pegs

Instructions

Offer some advice about shelters, issue materials and ask patrols to make a shelter for themselves.

Qs
Could you sleep in this?
What if it rained, or was very windy?
What if it were very cold?

This activity can be used at a camp to construct accommodation if desired

Tags

  • bivouac
  • bivvy
  • shelter

Badge Links

  • Outdoor - Explore
  • Outdoor Plus - Bivouac
  • Survival Skills - Shelters