Tie the seven basic Scout knots and explain their use: square knot, two half-hitches, taut-line hitch, clove hitch, timber hitch, sheet bend, and bowline.
Demonstrate and explain how to find directions without a compass: at night using the stars, during the day with a non-digital watch, during the day using shadows and sticks (either method). Demonstrate and explain how to use a compass to orient a
Demonstrate how to use a pocketknife, a saw and an axe. Demonstrate sharpening the pocketknife and axe. Demonstrate replacing a saw blade.
Using no more than two matches, build a sustainable fire using all natural materials.
Demonstrate coiling a 20 foot length (or greater) of rope.
Demonstrate your ability to start a Troop stove and lantern
Demonstrate, with the help of your examiner, setting up a tarp.
How to fully purify water found at an unsure source for drinking from your canteen or water bottle. Explain both chemical and natural methods.
Explain how to walk in a straight line while in open country.
How do you prevent blisters while hiking?
Explain 3 of the 4 signal methods you can use if lost in the woods.
Explain how to prevent ticks and how to remove one that has attached itself to you or a buddy.
Explain at least five of the points made in the book concerning Safe Swim Defense.
Why do you completely change your clothes before going to sleep on a cold-weather campout?
Identify the symptoms and explain the treatment for Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion.