Rawhide is Camp Alaflo's new/first year camper program. It is designed with the intent of teaching the basic skills that all Scouts must master for rank advancement, camping, and other outdoor activities. Highlights include camping, first aid, ropework, map and compass work, and nature hiking. While designed primarily for Scouts who are new to the Scouting program and/or attending summer camp for the first time, the program is open to any interested Scouts.. This is a premeire program that in addition to the skills, allows for work on the First Aid and Swimming Merit Badges.
Who Should Sign Up?
Unit leaders should consider each Scout individually when deciding whether they should sign up for this program. While a Second Class Scout may gain valuable skills in the program, they may be better served in the merit badge program. Likewise, a 14- or 15-year-old may be in their first summer at camp, but may be advanced enough to bypass this program in favor of merit badges.