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XVIII CAMPFIRE, OR INDOOR SINGSONG

The boys will certainly expect to have at least one good campfire or singsong during the Course, and no better reason is needed to include one in the syllabus.

Where circumstances permit, there would be no harm in allowing the boys on the Course to invite members of their own Patrols to attend and take part in the singing, but it is important that the Course Patrols should preserve their integrity, so that the visiting Scouts see their Patrol Leaders in a different setting. The moral effect of this, if the Course is a good one, will probably be all to the good.

Within reason, the boys should be allowed to sing the songs they ask for, but the program should include one or two rounds and towards the closure the noisier items should be avoided. If the atmosphere is right, a very brief yarn on (for instance) " The Boys of , Brownsea Island " might be included, and the evening should finish with announcements about early morning services on the following day, and prayers.

 

 

 

   

 

 


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