Wilderness Survival Camp Out

Post date: Mar 21, 2018 1:09:53 AM

Quick Facts

What: Earning the wilderness survival merit badge

When: April 20-22, 2018

Where: Gustine, Texas

To Do

    • Attendees
    • Cars
    • Food
    • Paperwork
    • Activities
    • Sleeping assignments


Friday, April 20th

    • Meet at the annex 6:30pm
    • Arrive at 8151 County Road 278, Gustine, Tx 76455 at 8:30 pm
    • Briefing
    • Sleep


    • Wake up before light
    • No breakfast for survivalists
    • Go to spot for camp
    • Do camp
    • Need to purify water somehow
    • Make fire
    • Make shelter
    • Sleep


    • Do signal thing to get the attention of Search and Rescue (adults)
    • Go home (time TBD)

Packing List

Needs to fit in the provided bag

Anything not listed is optional

A sleeping bag is required but can be out of the bag

Required (any quantity, excluding *)

Sharp tool

Water purifier

Fire starter

Two food bars*

50ft tieable material

½ LT water in a bottle (Outside of bag)


Extra food (any kind)

Smoldering ember

Stuff that doesn't fit in bag


Liquid that starts fire with just a spark

Web Links

Weather: https://weather.com/weather/tenday/l/Hamilton+TX+76531:4:US

Map: https://drive.google.com/open?id=15_qZDR-_OAHqng_GDQbfLrP5qJo&usp=sharing

Trip Report

Photos: https://photos.app.goo.gl/WYEIgOc90BojW35q2