Bomb Squad Activity for Boy Scouts


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This Activity is meant for Boy Scouts.
Required:
a trashcan or large bucket (bomb disposal unit).
a large tin can or water jug (bomb) with 4 dots painted on it or 4 short ropes tied to it.
Preparation:
Place the bomb disposal unit about 30 feet or so away from the bomb.
Notes:
Players will need to problem solve and figure out how to hold onto the bomb and not touch the ground so the bomb can be moved.


A mad bomber has placed a bomb by the flag pole and your team is the bomb squad called in to dispose of it.
The bomb has 5 triggers:
If the bomb is lifted from the ground, it will explode.
If the 4 side triggers are held all at the same time, then the bomb can be safely lifted.
If someone holds a trigger and touches the ground, the bomb will short out and explode.

Your bomb squad must deposit the bomb safely inside the bomb disposal unit so it can be detonated.

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Comments:
 Feb 29, 2012 - Tom DIxon
How do they do this task?
Feb 29, 2012 - Scouter Paul
Tom - if you want to know a possible way, use the 'Ask a Question' link at the bottom to send me an email.  I'll not post solutions here to ruin it for others that want to figuer it out.
May 16, 2013 - Rich
What is the solution?
Mar 06, 2014 - Daniel Kawooya
Hello Tom. Thanks a lot for that post. May you please help me out with answer to that time bomb thanks. Am planning on starting a scouting troop this year at my church and would love to get as many activities as possible
Mar 06, 2014 - Scouter Paul
Please use the "Ask a Question" link at the bottom of the page to request the answer.

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