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Skills Instruction Backpacking Stoves. Your name Troop Guide N5-347-14. Totem here. Skills Instruction Backpacking Stoves. Promote note taking Handout at the end. 1A. Learning Objectives. Upon completion of this presentation you will be able to: - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Skills InstructionBackpacking StovesYour nameTroop GuideN5-347-14 Totem here

  • N5-347-14 1ASkills InstructionBackpacking StovesPromote note taking

    Handout at the end

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  • N5-347-14 Learning ObjectivesUpon completion of this presentation you will be able to:Explain why and when we use effective skills instruction in BSA.Explain the steps in effective skills instruction.2

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  • N5-347-14 Learning ObjectivesUpon completion of this presentation you will be able to:Explain why and when we use effective skills instruction in BSA.Explain the steps in effective skills instruction.

    A portion of every troop meeting is set aside for skills instruction.Set the stage: Young scouts going on 1st Backpacking trip and need to know how to use the stoves safely or the troop just bought new stoves and we are learning how to use them safely.2A

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  • Backpacking StovesYour nameTroop GuideN5-347-14

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  • N5-347-14 Learning ObjectivesUpon completion of this presentation you will be able to:Explain the differences between the basic types of backpacking stoves.Explain the differences between the different types of backpacking stove fuels.Explain the safety rules for backpacking stove.Safely use a backpacking stove.4

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  • N5-347-14 Learning ObjectivesUpon completion of this presentation you will be able to:Explain the differences between the basic types of backpacking stoves.Explain the differences between the different types of backpacking stove fuels.Explain the safety rules for backpacking stove.Safely use a backpacking stove.4A

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  • N5-347-14 Types of Stoves5Integral Fuel Container fuel container connected directly to the stoveExternal Fuel Container fuel container is separate and connected by a fuel line

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  • N5-347-14 Types of Stoves5AIntegral Fuel Container - This type of stove has the fuel container connected directly to the stove.External Fuel Container - The fuel container is separate from this type of stove and connected by a fuel line.There are many types of backpacking stoves that range from the basic to the exotic. The stove you choose will depend upon your requirements, such as ease of handling, weight, bulk, and type of fuel.Backpacking Spring issue evaluates backpacking stovesPass around Campmor catalogue with stoves highlighted.

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  • Types of FuelsLiquid white gas, refined kerosene and alcohol

    Compressed Gas propane, isobutane and propane/butane mix6N5-347-14

  • N5-347-14 Types of FuelsThere are two types of fuels available for backpacking stoves.Liquid white gas, refined kerosene, and alcohol. Liquid fuels require being transferred into an external or internal fuel cylinder depending upon the stove.Compressed Gas propane, isobutane and propane/butane mix come in one time use cylinders.6A

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  • N5-347-14 Stove SafetyBSA Stove Safety Resources

    Scoutmaster HandbookGuide to Safe ScoutingBoy Scout HandbookMCBSA Adult Basic Backpacking CourseAny other backpacking courses 7

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  • N5-347-14 Stove SafetyBSA Stove Safety ResourcesScoutmaster HandbookGuide to Safe ScoutingBoy Scout HandbookMCBSA Adult Basic Backpacking CourseAny other backpacking courses

    Ask what are some dos and donts of stove / gas safety

    Then follow up with the schooled answers.7A

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  • N5-347-14 Stove Safety ContinuedLiquid fuels and compressed gas can be dangerous, use extreme caution when using them.Always check the stove manual to ensure you are using the correct type of fuel. Never pour fuel into or near a hot stove.Allow sufficient time for fuel vapors to disperse before attempting to light a stove after pouring fuel.Always use with adult supervision.8

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  • N5-347-14 Stove Safety ContinuedLiquid fuels and compressed gas can be dangerous, use extreme caution when using them.Always check the stove manual to ensure you are using the correct type of fuel. Never pour fuel into or near a hot stove.Allow sufficient time for fuel vapors to disperse before attempting to light a stove after pouring fuel.Always use with adult supervision.8A

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  • N5-347-14 Stove Safety ContinuedUse the heat shield between the stove and the fuel cylinder.Hand tighten pumps and cylinders.When removing a fuel bottle, pressure must be released slowly to avoid spraying or spilling fuel.Be careful not to cross-thread gas fittings when connecting them to a stove or fuel line.Never store any fuel, either compressed gas or liquid, inside a tent or sleeping area.9

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  • N5-347-14 Stove Safety ContinuedUse the heat shield between the stove and the fuel cylinder.Hand tighten pumps and cylinders.When removing a fuel bottle, pressure must be released slowly to avoid spraying or spilling fuel.Be careful not to cross-thread gas fittings when connecting them to a stove or fuel line.Never store any fuel, either compressed gas or liquid, inside a tent or sleeping area.9A

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  • N5-347-14 Stove Safety ContinuedAlways operate stoves on a flat stable surface that is free from burnable material.If the stove is designed to burn multiple types of fuel, pick one and stick with it. DONT MIX!Fuel bottles should be treated the same way.Always follow manufacturers instructions.The most important safety feature of any stove is a trained operator.10

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  • N5-347-14 Stove Safety ContinuedAlways operate stoves on a flat stable surface that is free from burnable material.If the stove is designed to burn multiple types of fuel, pick one and stick with it. DONT MIX!Fuel bottles should be treated the same way.Always follow manufacturers instructions.The most important safety feature of any stove is a trained operator.10A

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  • N5-347-14 Stove PreparationFor todays demonstration, we will use a Peak 1 Model 550 B stove.

    To operate this stove we need the following materials:One Peak 1 Model 550 B StoveOne Fuel Bottle (filled with liquid fuel)Matches or lighterRepair kit11

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  • N5-347-14 Stove Preparation(Ask for a volunteer. Explain: I am going to demonstrate how to instruct someone on how to safely operate a backpacking stove).For todays demonstration, we will use a Peak 1 Model 550 B stove.To operate this stove we need the following materials:One Peak 1 Model 550 B StoveOne Fuel Bottle (filled with liquid fuel)Matches or lighterRepair kit11A

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  • N5-347-14 Assembling the StoveRemove stove from carrying case.Open up the legs make sure it is stable.Open the filler cap.Unscrew the Fuel Bottle Cap from the Fuel Bottle. Be sure to keep the bottle away from your face and others. (demonstrate)Pour fuel into stove, filling to 7/8th capacity.12

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  • N5-347-14 Assembling the StoveRemove stove from carrying case.Open up the legs make sure it is stable.Open the filler cap.Unscrew the Fuel Bottle Cap from the Fuel Bottle. Be sure to keep the bottle away from your face and others. (demonstrate)Pour fuel into stove, filling to 7/8th capacity.12A

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  • N5-347-14 Operating the StoveLighting instructions for white gas:Black control knob must be off . Open pump one turn . Pump 25 - 50 full strokes. Close pump .Hold match at burner and then turn control knob to HI . As soon as burner lights pump 15 -30 additional strokes.

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  • N5-347-14 Operating the StoveLighting instructions for white gas:Black control knob must be off . Open pump one turn . Pump 25 - 50 full strokes. Close pump .Hold match at burner and then turn control knob to HI . As soon as burner lights pump 15 -30 additional strokes.

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  • N5-347-14 Turning the Stove off:Turn the control knob off . The flame will take a minute or so to die out.WAIT for the stove to cool before disassembling!!Depressurize the fuel tank by loosening the filler cap.Pour unused fuel back into the fuel bottle.Store stove and fuel bottle appropriately.Operating the Stove14

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  • N5-347-14 Turning the Stove off:Turn the control knob off . The flame will take a minute or so to die out.WAIT for the stove to cool before disassembling!!Depressurize the fuel tank by loosening the filler cap.Pour unused fuel back into the fuel bottle.Store stove and fuel bottle appropriately.Operating the Stove14A

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  • N5-347-14 Learning ObjectivesUpon completion of this presentation you will be able to:Explain the differences between the basic types of backpacking stoves.Explain the differences between the different types of backpacking stove fuels.Explain the safety rules for backpacking stove.Safely use a backpacking stove.15

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  • N5-347-14 Learning ObjectivesUpon completion of this presentation you will be able to:Explain the differences between the basic types of backpacking stoves.Explain the differences between the different types of backpacking stove fuels.Explain the safety rules for backpacking stove.Safely use a backpacking stove.15A

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  • N5-347-14 Thank You!16

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  • N5-347-14 Thank You!16A

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  • N5-347-14 Skills InstructionSkills Instruction is an integral part of Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting and Venturing. It is how Scouts learn most of their skills.

    Scoutings approach to skills instruction is:See it Do it Test it Review it

    Another way to put it is this:Explain Demonstrate Guide Enable17

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