Programme Sparks

47. Shelter Building

Resources

 

Time 

  • Natural materials - branches, stick, leaves, moss, etc.
  1 - 2  hours.

Programme Spark

Find a suitable woodland location and within it, a good place to build your shelter.

Using only natural materials, build a shelter big enough for 1 -2 people to fit inside. It should be as water tight as possible and stable. 

Adapting for each Section

 

Badge Links

The younger Sections will love finding and collecting branches and sticks to make a 'den'.

The older Sections could spend the night in their shelter once built. 

 

Beavers

  • Outdoor Challenge
  • Adventure Challenge

 

Cubs

  • Outdoor Challenge
  • Adventure Challenge

 

Scouts

  • Survival Skills
  • Outdoor Challenge
  • Adventure Challenge

 

Explorers

  • Survival Skills

 

Can the activity be run through Peer Leadership?   Yes 
Can the activity be run by Young Leaders?   Yes 

 

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