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# First Class Requirement Date Place Materials
F1 Demonstrate how to find directions during the day and at night without using a compass.     Stick, tape measure
Night direction finding at Summer Camp
F2 Using a compass, complete an orienteering course that covers at least one mile and requires measuring the height and/or width of designated items (tree, tower, canyon, ditch, etc.).     Compass with Baseplate, $8 from Scoutmaster
F3 Since joining, have participated in ten separate Troop/Patrol activities (other than Troop/Patrol meetings), three of which included camping overnight. Every 3 Months    
F4a Help plan a patrol menu for one campout—including one breakfast, lunch, and dinner—that requires cooking. Tell how the menu includes the four basic food groups and meets nutritional needs. One Scout per Patrol per Campout Troop Cookbook and "First Meal Worksheet" Food Groups and Nutrition requires study of BSA Handbook. Download 3 Menu Worksheets and a set of directions from Troop Web Site (www.Troop252.Com)
F4b Using the menu planned in requirement 4a, make a list showing the cost and food amounts needed to feed three or more boys and secure the ingredients. One Scout per Patrol per Campout First Mal Worksheet


Copy for Shopping List
F4c Tell which pans, utensils, and other gear will be needed to cook and serve these meals. One Scout per Patrol per Campout Wooksheet: Copy to Quarter Master  
F4d Explain the procedures to follow in the safe handling and storage of fresh meats, dairy products, eggs, vegetables, and other perishable food products. Tell how to properly dispose of camp garbage, cans, plastic containers, and other rubbish. One Scout per Patrol per Campout   Requires study of BSA Handbook
F4e On one campout, serve as your patrol’s cook. Supervise your assistant(s) in using a stove or building a cooking fire. Prepare the breakfast, lunch, and dinner planned in requirement 4a. Lead your Patrol in saying grace at the meals and supervise cleanup. One Scout per Patrol per Campout Worksheet: Write Food Directions on back so you have them at Campout Make sure Quartermaster has included all your stuff listed on Worksheet. The Cook is responsible for having all the food and equipment ready at campout
F5 Visit and discuss with a selected individual approved by your leader (elected official, judge, attorney, civil servant, principal, teacher) your Constitutional rights and obligations as a U.S. citizen.     Troop Committee should arrange
F6 Identify or show evidence of at least ten kinds of native plants found in your community.   Tenderfoot Weekend  
F7a Discuss when you should and should not use lashings.   Thermal Shelter Twine saws
F7b Demonstrate tying the timber hitch and clove hitch and their use in square, shear, and diagonal lashings by joining two or more poles or staves together.   Thermal Shelter Twine, saws
F7c Use lashing to make a useful camp gadget.     Thermal shelter or check you Patrol Flag for needed improvement
F8a Demonstrate tying the bowline knot and describe several ways it can be used.     Rope, pulley
F8b Demonstrate bandages for a sprained ankle and for injuries on the head, the upper arm, and the collarbone.     Bandages
F8c Show how to transport by yourself, and with one other person, a person: From a smoke-filled room, With a sprained ankle, for at least 25 yards.      
F8d Tell the five most common signs of a heart attack. Explain the steps (procedures) in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).   Troop Meeting


F9a Tell what precautions must be taken for a safe trip afloat.     Requires study of BSA Handbook before meeting
F9b Successfully complete the BSA Swimmer test.      
F9c Demonstrate survival skills by leaping into deep water wearing clothes (shoes, socks, swim trunks, long pants, belt, and long-sleeved shirt). Remove shoes and socks, inflate the shirt, and show that you can float using the shirt for support. Remove and inflate the pants for support. Swim 50 feet using the inflated pants for support, then show how to reinflate the pants while using them for support.  



  Requires extra clothing. Specifics announced at May 7th Swim Meeting
F9d With a helper and a practice victim, show a line rescue both as tender and as rescuer. (The practice victim should be approximately 30 feet from shore in deep water.)      
F10 Demonstrate Scout spirit by living the Scout Oath (Promise) and Scout Law in your everyday life. 2 Weeks Before SM Conf Scout Spirit Worksheet Download from http://www.kudu.net/resources/spirit.htm
F11 Participate in a Scoutmaster conference. Appointment    
F12 Complete your board of review.     Arrange with Troop Committee

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