- It is an adventurous, outdoor activity, supporting Scouting's ideal of learning in the outdoors
- it requires teamwork, so is suited to the Patrol system
- it is practical and concrete - at the end of the work, there is a visible, physical THING that has been made.
What do YOU think pioneering has to offer to Scouts?
Where does pioneering not serve us well? What would you (or do you) do instead of pioneering?
(please remember your Scout law in your comments and discussions)