Adventure & Outdoor (EL2)

You will need

  • Computer


Please ensure that you are following safe distancing guidelines.


1a. As a cohort, learn and understand what are Risk Assessment Method Systems (RAMS) and create RAMS for either one of the following activities:
– Pioneering project
– Backwoodsman session
– 10km hike



  • 1ai. What is the importance of understanding the basic health and safety needs of Scouts?
  • 1aii. In your opinion, is maintaining high morale a necessity or an added privilege?
  • 2ami. Based off your discussion with your leaders, would you be able to handle being the Overall-In-Charge of an expedition or camp? Why or why not, explain your stance.
  • 2amii. Scenario: You are leading your patrol on an expedition, suddenly, one of your patrol members feels like giving up, influencing the rest of the patrol to give up too. How do you increase the morale in this situation?
  • 2bi. Were there any difficulties faced when planning for your activity?
  • 2bii. Do you enjoy the process of planning an activity? Yes or no, please explain your stance.”



  • Social Development
    Scouts will develop their sense of social responsibility by learning and understanding RAMS. Scouts will also learn to accept different opinions by working with their patrol.
  • Physical Development
    Scouts would learn more about the RAMS requirements of a core scouting activity as well as the importance of identifying and mitigating risks.
  • Intellectual Development
    Scouts will be able to expand their field of knowledge with respect to the various core scouting activities. Scouts will also learn how to problem solve and analyse the risks related to various core scouting activities.
  • Character Development
    Scouts will be able to develop their critical awareness of the activity and learn to make sound decisions.
  • Emotional Development
    Scouts will be able to build their confidence in understanding and executing RAMS for core scouting activities.

Activity Counts Towards

1a. Be able to assess the basic health and safety needs for core Scouting activities and make logistics preparations for them.

2a. Discuss with your leaders the role that a Patrol Leader plays in an expedition/camp.

2b. Plan either an Outdoor Cooking OR Knotting & Pioneering activity for your patrol