camping-225x300Learning about the outdoors is one of the most fun and beneficial activities you can do with your kids.  Below is a link to our Basic Outdoor Training Supplement (PDF file).  This supplement is by no means all inclusive, but will give you a good start in basic camping and hiking skills.

Outdoor Training Supplement (click for pdf file)

 

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Outdoor Cooking

Scout-O-Rama: Tons of great outdoor recipes. http://www.scoutorama.com/recipe/index.cfm

How to Build a Box Oven http://www.buckskin.org/Resources/Outdoor/Files/boxoven.pdf

Outdoor Cooking Techinques: http://www.lovetheoutdoors.com/camping/cooking_methods.htm

Fire Building

Daniel Boone National Forest:  Fire safety instructions http://www.fs.fed.us/r8/boone/fire/safety/campfire.htm

Smokey The Bear:  Campfire safety. http://www.smokeybear.com/campfire-safety.asp

Love the Outdoors:  Good instructions for building a campfire. http://www.lovetheoutdoors.com/camping/how_to_build_a_campfire.htm

Nature Skills: Simple instructions for building a teepee style campfire. http://www.natureskills.com/camp_fire_building.html

Camping

Scouting Web: Huge resource for camping skills, training, and ideas. http://www.scoutingweb.com/scoutingweb/Program/Outdoors1.htm

Love the Outdoors:  This page has tons of tips and advice for a successful and safe campout http://www.lovetheoutdoors.com/camping/tips/tips_and_advice.htm