Wilderness Survival Merit Badge

Block A (9:00-11:00 M/W) or Block B (9:00-11:00 T/Th)


What to Bring:

Requirements:  Click Here

Notes: Scouts will need to participate on the Wilderness Survival Overnight and may have work that needs to be completed outside of scheduled class time.


Requirement 5: Put together a personal survival kit and explain how each item in it could be useful.

This kit should include the following items. The trading post carries all of these items, but scouts are encouraged to bring up their own supplies.

Ten Essentials For Wilderness Survival:

  1. Map
  2. Compass
  3. Sunprotection
  4. Extra clothing
  5. Headlamp/flashlight
  6. First-aid supplies
  7. Firestarter
  8. Matches
  9. Knife
  10. Extra food