Woodlands Trail – Fishing

By Dean Logan

Fishing Outdoor Skills – Step 7 Purpose The purpose of ‘Fishing‘ is to learn how fishing can provide food, entertainment, and relaxation. What are some different areas/types of fishing? What are some different methods of fishing? What is catch and release? What is a fishing license and will you need one? Will an adult? Who…

Woodlands Trail – Fire Safety

By Dean Logan

Fire Safety Outdoor Skills – Step 6 Purpose The “Fire Safety” Step is to provide a basic knowledge of fire. Upon completion of this step, Trailmen should understand aspects such as fire safety, identification, and emergencies. Mountain Lions will work toward earning their Fireguard card. What are the different types of fires? What are some…

Woodlands Trail – Outdoor Cooking

By Dean Logan

Outdoor Cooking Outdoor Skills – Step 3 Purpose The “Outdoor Cooking” Step is to provide a basic knowledge of cooking and eating in an outdoor setting. Upon completion of this step, Trailmen should understand how to properly prepare and cook meals under different circumstances. What equipment is used for outdoor cooking? What storage techniques are…

Woodlands Trail – Orienteering

By Dean Logan

Orienteering Outdoor Skills – Step 2 Purpose The “Orienteering” Step is to provide a basic working knowledge of land navigation in different environments. Upon completion of this step, Trailmen should understand safe and reliable methods of land navigation. How can you use a map for orienteering? How can you locate your position and direction on…

Fox Patrol – Tread Lightly

By Dean Logan

Tread Lightly Outdoor Skills Elective Step 8 The purpose of ‘Tread Lightly’ is to learn that as stewards of this world, we are to take care of it and leave it no worse than how we found it. What does ‘Tread Lightly’ mean? Why do we ‘Tread Lightly’? What are some best practices of ‘Tread…