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1st WEEK END:  INDIVIDUAL CHARACTER

3 P.M. Circular rally.
             Enrolling a Scout.
             Tent pitching and camp planning

5 P.M. Tea in Patrol camps. 

6 P.M. Map reading.
            Observation and deduction.
            Nature study in country and in town.

 7.30 P.M. Camp fire.
                   Signal fires, followed by
                   Yarn on "Scout Law" and Patrol system.

2nd WEEK END:  SKILL AND MAKING A CAREER

3 P.M. Circular rally.
             Bridge building.
             Knot tying.
             Pioneer work

5 P.M. Tea in Patrol camps. 

6 P.M. Camp expedients. 
            Cooking.

7.30 P.M. The rifle, and how to use it.
                  Camp fire.
                   Lamp signaling.
                   Yarn on "Citizenship ... Employment Agencies," etc.

3rd WEEKEND:  PHYSICAL HEALTH

3 P.M. Circular rally.
            Scout pace and drill.
            Physical exercises through games and recreational activities.

5 P.M. Tea in Patrol camps. 

6 P.M. Anatomy. 
            Punctuality internal and external.
            Visual Training.

7 30 P.M. Sense of smell and touch. 
                  Causes of loss of them. 
                  Yarn, "How to teach boys cleanliness, anatomy."

4th WEEK END:  SERVICE FOR OTHERS

3 P.M. Circular rally. 
            Accidents. 
            Life saving. 

5 P.M. Tea in Patrol camps. 

6 P.M. First aid in practice.

7.30 P.M. Nursing. 
                  Yarn, "How to Train a Troop."

REFERENCES

Before attending, every Scoutmaster should read up for:

1st weekend: Scouting for Boys, Chaps. 2 and 5.
                        Chief's article on "Character Training."

2nd weekend: Scouting for Boys, Chap. 3, Yarns 8 and 9.
                         Article, " Handicrafts."

3rd weekend: Scouting for Boys, Chaps. 7 and 8.
                         Article, "The responsibility for health."

4th weekend: Scouting for Boys, Chap. 10.
                        Article, "Service for others."

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