Resources

The Scout Resource Directory

Basic scout skills:

Fire:

– Making a bow drill

http://www.natureskills.com/survival/creating-a-bow-drill/

– Hand drill (Advanced!)

http://www.wildwoodsurvival.com/survival/fire/handdrill/index.html

– Flint and Steel

http://artofmanliness.com/2011/01/05/traditional-firestarting-part-i-how-to-make-fire-with-flint-and-steel/

– Making Char Cloth

http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-char-cloth-in-just-a-couple-of-minutes/

– Natural Tinders

http://www.scouts.org.uk/wp_magazines/skills/scoutingskills/natural-tinder

Boat Building (not for the faint at heart!)

http://www3.sympatico.ca/herbert.mcleod/skiff.htm

General Survival topics:

http://www.survivaltopics.com/

Survival Tin:

http://www.survival.com/best.htm
http://www.troop149mchenry.org/MiniPSK.htm

Survival Tin Cheat Sheet (knots, signals and fire):

http://www.troop149mchenry.org/PSKsheet.htm

Instructables, worlds biggest how to:

http://www.instructables.com

Scout forum for leaders

http://www.escouts.org.uk

Bushcraft forum

http://www.bushcraftuk.com