scouts-l Mail Archive for November of 1999: Re: Wilderness Survival Merit Badge
Paul S. Wolf (PaulWolf@CUYCTYENGINEERS.ORG
Fri Nov 12 1999 - 07:49:46 CST
Bob Taylor wrote:
> construct a natural shelter and spend a night in the shelter (note
> that it does not say "sleep"-probably deliberate wording? :)
> reading just the requirements, it does not say what you may bring with
> you for the experience. what is considered "legal" for this
There is NO restriction. However, they can't build the shelter OVER a
tent, for example. That wouldn't be a natural shelter.
Typically, the boys take a ground cloth and sleeping bag (and pillow if
they wish). If they take anything else, that's up to them.
Paul S. Wolf, PE mailto:Paul.S.Wolf@alum.wpi.edu
Advancement/Safety Webmaster, USSSP http://www.usscouts.org