Outdoor Skills and Adventures

Links and additional resources to accompany Basic Outdoor Skills trainings -- Please visit my new site at www.thevirtualvolunteer.com as my Scout Mom domain will soon be lost.
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Plantain has often been the go-to remedy for hikers plagued by mosquitoes. Because it draws toxins from the body with its astringent nature, plantain may be crushed (or chewed) and placed as a poultice directly over the site of bee stings, bug bites, acne, slivers, glass splinters, or rashes.

Broadleaf Plantain: Pictures, Flowers, Leaves and Identification

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Johnson's Creamy Baby Oil Mosquito Repellant

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Amazing Uses For Old Pallets

Amazing Uses For Old Pallets - 23 Pics

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How to Build a Campfire

22 Absolutely Essential Diagrams You Need For Camping

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How to filet a fish

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Animal Track ID Cards for explorers' packs

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Step by Step Leave No Trace Ethics Explained!

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Orajel will stop mosquito bites from itching immediately. -- Must remember this... camping season is getting close!

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Natural Cures For Poison Ivy

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How to Build a Campfire...

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Guide to Spider Bites | 22 Absolutely Essential Diagrams You Need For Camping (I would rather not think about this, but it's good info to have.)

22 Absolutely Essential Diagrams You Need For Camping

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troop camp basics - compass skills - part 10.pdf

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Transform flipflops into animal track shoes using a hot glue gun and sheets of coloured craft foam.

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backpacker checklist

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various shelters using a tarp

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How to make survival bracelets

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7 ways to light a fire without a match

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Take this to heart.....

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Homemade mosquito repellant (vanilla and lavender) - great for outdoor parties

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Get to know your trees! Fun outdoor playdate activity? #scltplay

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Common North American Tree Leaf identification

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Snake Identification

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Animal tracks: We could have used this a few times while camping.

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Five Ways to Find North Without a Compass

Five Ways to Find North Without a Compass

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Animal tracks guide #infographic

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