• Inspired by episodes:
  • TOS: S1E15 TNG: S2E8 TNG: S2E20 TNG: S3E17 TNG: S7E21

Klingon's Say "Qapla'!"

Discover what it means to be Klingon and give your stomach a taste of Gagh* *best served live
  • Inspired by episodes:
  • TOS: S1E15 TNG: S2E8 TNG: S2E20 TNG: S3E17 TNG: S7E21


Explore the food, language and values of the Klingon culture and compare these to your own normality.


The Klingon's are a proud race of warriors, known for being ruthless but with a strict sense of honour. Once treated as enemies by Starfleet ships, nowdays the Federation and the Klingons have a mutual respect for each other. However, differences in culture and communication often cause misunderstandings and at times fundamental disagreements over purpose lead to the fragile alliance being tested. Klingons have an intricate warrior culture where everything from their language and food choices to how they raise their children and how they settle an argument is very different from anything you have experienced on Earth.


You may one day take part in an offcer exchange program with a Klingon ship, perhaps you will serve with Klingon Starfleet Officers or maybe you will need to liaise with Klingons as part of a future mission. Whatever your future as a Starfleet Officer holds, having a thorough understanding of Klingon culture will be essential for you to liaise and communicate effectively with Klingons. At this training base you will come to appreciate the intricacies of Klingon culture first hand.


Absorb as much information as you can about Klingon culture. Your mission commander will set you a series of tasks to complete to prove that you have a deep knowledge of what it means to be Klingon.

Activity Background

Food, language and culture

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Mission Outcomes

By completing this activity, you can show your Unit Council that you can:
  • Identify different flavours in unfamiliar foods
  • Prepare food by following a set of instructions
  • Use a key to translate messages between two languages
  • Consider different opinions on how to define "right" and "wrong"
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Completing Projects using Missions

Using the Scout Method of Plan, Do, Review, you can demonstrate your capabilities to your Unit Council once you have completed this Mission.

Use Terrain to record your goals based on the missions you intend to complete during Star Trek: Survival for presentation to and approval by your Unit Council.

Complete any pre-work that might help you to complete the Mission, such as practicing using maps and radios, or doing research into particular concepts that missions mention that you may not be familiar with, or any other technologies or concepts you are curious about that might help you find success.

Complete the mission at Star Trek: Survival 2022.

Get your Starfleet Report Card from this website at the conclusion of the event to summarise your achievements. These accomplishments can be presented to your Unit Council for Project approval and recorded in Terrain to keep track of your progress.