The Hiking Stick or Scout Staff

The hiking stick or Scout Staff has been a part of outdoor Scouting since the first camp on Brownsea Island. Aside from the historical significance of the staff, a good hiking stick still serves as an essential piece of your outdoor equipment and has many uses in a survival situation.

The following publications illustrate only a brief introduction to the many uses of the Scout Staff.
The "Scout Stave"
"Why Does A Boy Scout Carry A Staff?"
Uses of the Scout Staff


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