EXPEDITION REQUIREMENTS BRONZE LEVEL Oct2010International Award – Some notes on Assessment
You will be assessed on all of the aspects of expedition trainingyou have completed on Tuesdays as well as the trainingreceived on your first weekend in Kao Yai. You should lookagain at the expedition training guide and go over the self assessments before the weekend.
You should ensure you are familiar with and can talk about/explain:
Knowledge of heat problems The Emergency ProcedureBasic first aid knowledgeOrientating the map using the compassIdentifying your location on the mapGiving a grid reference Taking a bearingMaking route decisionsEstimating timing
You should make sure you have:
Helped plan and buy group foodBrought all your personal equipment
During the expedition you should:
Contribute to route planningKeep your campsite clean and tidyEat/drink adequatelyStay walking together as a group and offer moral support andencouragement to each otherHelp pitch your tentCook a meal
These are for use in an emergency! They should
requireheating to eat and should be stored in a sealed plastic bag. You must carry at least 4 items from : cereal bars, nuts/driedfruit mix, 2 chocolate bars, Tuna & crackers pack, dextro
setablets, bag of sweets or equivalent. These will be checked byyour assessor at the end of the expedition before you can eatthem.
Your expedition is a chance for you to be independent and self-reliant for a while. SMSing your mates/parents back home doesnot help this. Each group will be allowed to carry