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Activities

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  • Bodyboarding
  • Surfing
  • Skimboarding
  • Kayak
  • Canoeing
  • Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP)
  • Outrigger Canoe
  • Rowing
  • Sandboarding / Dune Sledding
  • Klondike Race / Event
  • Snow Shoe Making
  • Mountain Man Rendezvous
  • On-Target Signaling
  • Snorkling
  • Scuba Diving
  • Zip Line
  • Hiking: Trail section / Peak
  • Hiking: Geocache
  • Backpacking
  • Fishing – Pier / Lakefront (end)
  • Fishing – Deep Sea on Boat (Ocean)
  • Fishing – Power Boat (Lake)
  • Fishing – River – Fly Fishing
  • Fishing – Underwater Spearfishing
  • Shooting – Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun
  • Shooting – Black Powder
  • Archery
  • Water Balloon Launching (water balloons/pumpkins)
  • Pumpkin Smashing Event
  • Ropes Course (High COPE)
  • Rock Wall Climbing
  • Rock Climbing and Rappelling
  • Backpacking
  • Caving
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Mountain Biking
  • Road Trip / Historic Tour + Museums
  • Freestyle Biking
  • Mechanics (Auto / Bicycle / Motorcycle / Airplane)
  • Snow Skiing / Snow Boarding
  • Snow Tubing
  • Snow Camping
  • Orienteering / Navigation
  • Survival Course (Snow, Desert, Mountains, Water)
  • Waterskiing / Wake Boarding / Water Tubing
  • ATV (at Council Camp)
  • Horseback Riding
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Camping
  • STEM – Rockets
  • STEM – Robotics
  • Remote Control Vehicles (cars, trucks, boas, drones, planes)
  • Tours (Manufacturing, Movie Studios, Airports, etc)
  • Serve – Prison / Rehab Center / Senior Center
  • Recognition Event or Dinner (Host)
  • Talent Show / Public Speaking Event
  • College Tours
  • Sailing
  • Skateboarding
  • Movie Making / Video Production
  • Remixing / Music Production
  • Photography
  • Video Game Design
  • Lighting & Sound
  • Automotive Repairs
  • Emergency Prepareness / CERT Course / Emergency Simulations
  • Neighbors Helping Neighbors – http://www.nhnpreparedness.com/
  • Search & Rescue
  • Workout / Bodybuilding / Diet / Fitness
  • Sports: Swimming
  • Sports: Basketball
  • Sports: Flag Football
  • Sports: Softball / Baseball
  • Sports: Ice Skating
  • Sports: Ultimate (Frisbee)
  • Sports: Field Hockey
  • Sports: Lacrosse
  • Sports: Volleyball
  • Sports: Tennis
  • Sports: Bowling
  • Careers: Law / Courts
  • Careers: …(insert a million ideas here)
  • Starting a Business
  • Dating
  • Dancing
  • Special Needs Awareness & Service (Special Olympics)
  • Service Projects (bech clean up – justserve.org)
  • Music – Instruments (learn)
  • Language (learn a Foreign Language)
  • Coding / Cryptography (secret messages)
  • Cooking (BBQ, Stove, Dutch Oven, Fire Pit, Oven, etc)
  • BBQ Party / Beach Party
  • Swim Party
  • Train Trip to ….
  • Eating (try new places)
  • Treasure Hunting
  • Radios – Walkie Talkie / CB / Ham Radios
  • Panning for Gold
  • Geocache making (for others to find)
  • Make a trap
  • Make Chicken (catch, kill, clean, cook, eat)
  • Make a secret mission for Young Women to follow
  • James Bond / Indiana Jones / Goonies / Secret Agent – Adventures
  • Scavanger Hunt – McGyver Style

Other Activities while on an Overnight Outing

  • Knife throwing
  • Tomahawk
  • Shot put
  • Sling shot (bbs or paint balls)
  • Camp Fire
  • Frisbee Golf
  • Capture the Flag
  • Biking – Day Ride
  • Trap making & setting (Trapping)
  • Day Hike
  • Signaling Activity (On-Target)
  • Conservation Project (service)
  • Service Project
  • Treasure Hunt with clues & map (10 essentials practice)
  • Practice Cooking Methods & Eat/Tasting
  • Scout Skill Practice (pick from list)
  • Knive sharpening
  • Fire making
  • Make cozy (better to do at meeting)
  • Pioneering object (rope bridge/tower/teepee/shelter
  • Wilderness Survival / Shelter Building
  • First Aid Scenarios & First Aid Games (simulations of common scenarios)
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Troop – ILST Activities
  • Survival Scenarios
  • Search & Rescue (simulated lost Scout)
  • Camporee / Inter-Troop Competitions
  • Camperall / Teaching Skills to others (11 year olds/Webelos)
  • Project COPE / Patrol Team Activity / Team Building Games / Initiative Games (Problem Solving)
  • Cub Scout Activities
  • Activities with Fire, Food, Females, Fun or Gas, Guns, Girls
  • Prepare & Cook – Live Chicken, Snake, Rabbit, Lobster, Fish
  • Activities with Fire or Water
  • Crossbow
  • Climbing: http://www.ocropescourse.com/scouts.html