AY Honors/Pioneering

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Pioneering

Skill Level

2

Year

1956

Version

20.06.2021

Approval Authority

General Conference

Pioneering Honor.png
Pioneering
Recreation
Skill Level
123
Approval Authority
General Conference
Year of Introduction

1956

See also

Wilderness Master Award
Outdoor Leadership
Guide


Overview

What's a gee-haw whimmy-diddle? In this honor you'll find out as you learn how people lived in a time before cities were built and no one had electricity. Make your own butter and chop a log in half!

Investiture Achievement Connection: This Honor is related to the Investiture Achievement requirements for FRONTIER GUIDE Outdoor Living which require completion of this Honor or one of four other Honors.


The Challenging Part

The most challenging requirement of this honor is probably this:


13. Do one of the following:

a. Assist in constructing a raft, using lashings. Take a five-mile (8.3 km) trip on a river with this raft.

b. With an experienced wrangler, participate in a two-day, 15-mile (25 km) horseback trip, carrying all needed supplies on a pack horse you have learned to pack.

c. With an experienced leader, participate in a two-day, 15-mile (25 km) canoe trip, carrying all needed supplies properly. A short portage should be done.

d. With an experienced leader, participate in a two-day, 15-mile (25 km) backpack trip, carrying all needed supplies.