This Activity is meant for Boy Scouts.
a can to be rescued.
1/2 inch rope about 8 feet long
a small stick
tree limb or broomstick about 1.5 inch thick and 5 feet long
2x6 plank about 4 feet long
Draw a line that is the shore.
Place the can about 12-14 feet from the shore.
The patrol should work together to figure out how to retrieve the can.
A container with a secret message is floating by in the river. It must be retrieved.Goal
: Retrieve the can floating in the river as fast as possible.Rules
- Can use only the materials listed.
- If a scout steps in the water, a time penalty is given.
The plank can be used as a dock.
The can can be knocked over.