Adventure & Outdoor (VL1)

You will need

  • Computer


Please ensure that you are following safe distancing guidelines.


1m. Conduct an online lesson on one of the Core Scouting Activities for your juniors pursuing the Discoverer Badge.

  • Create a design for a 3-in-1 camp gadget. The camp gadget must be one camp gadget that features 3 different functions. Eg: 3-in-1 shoe rack, clothesline and shoe scraper.

  • Using the interactive ppt. file provided, “pack” a rucksack and provide reasons why it is packed as such.

  • Draw out 3 different ways to arrange firewood for a fire and understand the principles of fire lighting and pit digging for outdoor cooking.


  • Draw to scale a pioneering structure that uses a minimum of 3 knots or lashings.


2m. Plan either a camp or an expedition with the following criteria:
– lasts for a minimum of 2D1N
– allows for the completion of a component either from the proficiency badge scheme or the progress badge scheme
– contains proper precautions and risk assessment measures
– contains an event team (eg: Overall-In-Charge, Programme IC etc)


  • 1mi. Were there any difficulties faced when conducting your lesson? 1mii. What is one thing you can learn through teaching your Scouts?
  • 1miii. “The easiest way to learn something is by teaching it.” To what extent do you agree with this statement, explain your answer.
  • 2mi. Were there any diffculties faced when planning for your expedition / camp?
  • 2mii. What is the importance of both manpower and logistic management when planning for an activity of such scale?
  • 2miii. Scenario: Within your event team, conflict arose amongst 3 of your members, how would you mitigate the situation?



  • Social Development
    Scouts will develop their sense of social responsibility by teaching their younger Scouts and understand the learning needs of their younger Scouts.
  • Physical Development
    Scouts would learn more about the requirements of planning an online lesson revolving around the core scouting activities.
  • 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 create a lesson plan related to various core scouting activities for their younger Scouts.
  • 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 a lesson related to core scouting activities for their younger Scouts and create mutual respect for both parties.

Activity Counts Towards

1m. Be able to teach Scouts pursuing Discoverer Award on the core scouting skills. Lessons are to be conducted online.

2m. Scouts can plan for an expedition/camp without implementing it.