The Outdoors Camping and Survival Skills

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Equip young campers with the tips and strategies for a safe trip to the outdoors with a series of lessons. They learn how to start fires with and without firewood, keep warm in snowy weather, and purify water to make it safe for drinking.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use with Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, or another outdoor group
  • Include in the curriculum for a summer camp program
  • Hand out to your class before a school camping trip
Classroom Considerations

  • Most activities are geared for the outdoors, and many focus on activities that require adult supervision (i.e. carving with knives and starting campfires)
Pros

  • Encourages safe camping practices, including identifying potential campsite hazards
  • Each lesson provides step-by-step instructions and any additional materials
Cons

  • None