SCOUTS - Be Prepared

Orienteer

The Scout must complete these five activities.

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the Country Code.
  2. Show an understanding of safety procedures, basic First Aid, appropriate clothing and equipment required for countryside navigation.
  3. Explain the following principles of orienteering:
    • Check points
    • Attack points
    • Route planning and the importance of contours.
  4. Using a 1:10 000 or similar scale orienteering map, show an ability to set the map and transfer relevant details from a master map.
  5. Take part in three competitive orienteering events and complete the courses.
A Scout who has qualified for the Green Award of the British Orienteering Federation qualifies automatically for this Award.