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Finding your way

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How many physical activities can you do in a short space of time? Find out, then learn how to read a map to make exploring even more fun.
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You will need

  • Pens or pencils
  • A4 paper
  • Map
Navigation for Cubs
PDF – 1.5MB
Symbols (Finding your way)
DOCX – 228.6KB
Map one (Finding your way)
DOCX – 40.7KB
Map two (Finding your way)
DOCX – 1.1MB

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Can you explore how you worked together to achieve your goals?

3, 2, 1

Get moving as you talk about what went well and what was tricky.

The movement map

Plan how you’ll tackle a game or activity, then put it into action and reflect with your team.

Plan, do, review


All activities must be safely managed. Use the safety checklist to help you plan and risk assess your activity. Do a risk assessment and take appropriate steps to reduce risk. Always get approval for the activity and have suitable supervision and an InTouch process.

Make it accessible

All Scout activities should be inclusive and accessible.