SCOUTS - Be Prepared

Expedition Challenge


To atain the Expedition Challenge, the Scout must complete the following:

Take part in an expedition over two days (including one night) with at least three friends, after relevant training and preparation has been completed. During the expedition, the Scout should do the following:

- stay overnight at a hostel or other suitable venue, or camp overnight at a suitable site

- cook the evening meal and breakfast

- journey for at least four hours each day

- use a map and compass to keep track of where they are

- achieve at least one goal, agreed with the Leader before the expedition.

The expedition may be on foot, canoe, cycle or sailing boat. Other options may be appropriate, and you should discuss them with the Scouts involved and the team supporting the expedition.