The first patrol to finish wins.
Patrol Teams Informal
Equipment: For each patrol, six Scout staves or saplings about 6 feet
long, four 6-foot lengths of cord, 20 feet of binder twine or light cord,
one No. 10 can, and one nut for a l/2-inch bolt.
Method: On signal, each patrol builds a transporter by lashing a three-sided
frame with three staves and then lashing on a tripod from the three corners
of the frame. The tin can is suspended from the top of the tripod. The
nut is also hung from the top of the tripod. It hangs down into the can
but does not touch the bottom or the sides. When finished, three patrol
members pick it up by the three corners and carry it to a finish line
at least 100 feet away. lithe nut swings and hits the side of the can,
the patrol must return to the starting line and start the carry again.
The object is to transport the reactor so gently and evenly that it is
Scoring: The first patrol across line wins.