Wilderness Survival merit badge

scouting survival

Scouting has certainly evolved from the days of my youth – 1940’s and 50’s. If you are fortunate enough to have the opportunity to get into scouting, the skills you can learn today will benefit you for the rest of your life.

 The Point of Survival
Military and Scout survival training share similarities, but there are some important differences. Soldiers trapped behind enemy lines don’t want to be found; Scouts lost in a national forest most certainly do. “Signaling is a higher priority for civilians and Scouts,” Marchant says. “Rescue is the thing.”