Navigating Outdoor Adventure Skills

The Outdoor Adventure Skills framework promotes youth members’ exploration of, and progression through key outdoor pursuits. Designed for all ages and abilities, the Outdoor Adventure Skills reinforce what Scouting is well known for, and compliments other personal progression opportunities provided by Scouting.

The Scouts | Terrain Outdoor Adventure Skills video takes a look at the Outdoor Adventure Skills and these key functions:

  • How to navigate through this part of the system
  • How to record Outdoor Adventure Skills achievements
  • How to attach files and
  • How to submit completed Stages to the Unit Council

A step-by-step process to navigate Outdoor Adventure Skills in Scouts |Terrain might be:

  1. Use Scouts | Terrain to read about the skills you want to learn, including the guidance statements.
  2. Learn the skill(s), while being supported by an appropriately skilled person such as a 2-up youth member.
  3. Open Scouts | Terrain and tick off the I-statements that describe the skill(s) you have demonstrated.
  4. After ticking the I-statements, attach any files you need such as photos.
  5. Click the ‘add verifier’ button. This is where you enter the details for the 2-up youth member that helped you out. If they’re within your Unit, keep it simple with minimal information.
  6. AFTER you have entered your verifier, the SAVE button will now be available. Click Save and exit.
  7. Once you have developed all the skills in this stage and have all I-statements ticked off (they’ll appear greyed out), you should then click the ‘Submit for Stage Progression’ button.

Navigating to and around Outdoor Adventure Skills factsheet

Important to note:

  • You have to add a verifier to each I-statement or group of I-statements.
  • Always click save and exit.
  • Only submit for Stage progression once you’ve completed the whole Stage.
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