Rope- and Knot-tying for Beginners
Great list of lots knots for scouts, or anybody else. Good explanations with links to diagrams. Invaluable reference.
Thanks to Sean for the link!
Orienteering Course Files
Files from the 2008 Camp Jeremiah Johnson Orienteering Course. Pdfs you can print off and instructions
on how to use them.
7 Wilderness Survival Skills
Nice site with good information on survival skills that could save your life.
Resources to help a scout earn badges
Helpful site with advancement requirements and activities including
games, jokes and skits.
Merit Badge Requirements
This is an excellent site with all the merit badge requirements (Plus
requirements for advancement). Some badges
include exams and links to more information.
Here's where you
go to print off the worksheets for the Merit Badges.
Helpful site with great illustration and even animations of how to tie every knot you can think of
and a dozen you probably can't. Very useful.
You can find more knots
I guess if you were all that interested you'd have already googled these up yourself. But
here's and excellent
site about knots including types of rope and ratings and alternate ways to tie knots.
Online Library of Scout Resources
This is a treasure trove of resources you can print off, including forms, articles on knots and orienteering
Norman Rockwell's Scouting
Cool site with many of your best-loved paintings about scouting done by
Informative site with information on firebuilding, camping, compass, staying warm, and other
skills a scout should have.
Some good information on Wilderness Survival or just general camping skills. Or you can download
the full US Army
And, in a spectacular display of how useful the internet is, you can
astonishing assortment of field manuals online.
History of the Boy Scout Handbook
Comprehensive listing of all the boy scout handbooks. Includes tables of contents
and pictures of all the printing with interesting notes about differences
throughout the years.
Tutorial on Topographical Maps
Illustrated totorial on maps, scales, contours, and using a compass.
A simple set of lessons on how to use a compass and orienteering in general can be found
Great site full of classic scout games. Includes tips on uniforms and leadership. Has ideas for campfire programs,
training games, scout skills, and how to build equipment. The site has a real flavor of good old fashioned