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Dead Bugs, Blow Guns, Sharp Knives, & Snakes:
What More Could A Boy Want?

Make a Kite

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Follow Trail Signs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Build a Teepee

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breathe Under Water

 

 

 

 

 

 

Play Wide Games

 

 

 

 

 

Chuck those Chuck Boxes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rub Two Sticks Together

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Win Marbles

 

 

 

 

 

Text by Bee

 

 

 

 

 

 

Build a Shelter

 

 

 

 

Tie Good Knots

 

 

 

 

 

 

Throw an Axe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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"Speak" Indian Sign Language

 

 

 

 

 

 

Take the First Class Journey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learn Outdoor Skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Build a Boat 

 

 

 

 

 

Learn to Sail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Track & Stalk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Read Indian Pictographs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spin a Rope:
Throw a Lasso

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fight Armed War Kites 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Know Bends & Hitches

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Play Native "Indian" Games

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Walk with Sticks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Get Up in the Air on Stilts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Throw your Voice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shout with Hands

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mumble the Peg


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dance Like a Native

The Fundamental Steps

 

 

 

 

 

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Move through the Night

50 Night Camp Games
Fun Night Activities
Outdoor Camping Skills for Boy Scouts
Getting Started at Night Scouting
Fear of the Dark
Telling Time and Direction by the stars
Night Eyes, Night Ears, and Night Nose
Night Stalking and Night Hiking

 

 

 

Play Outdoor Games

Wide Games
Night Games

Birch Bark Games
Relay Games

Game Leadership

More Outdoor Games

 

 

 

Create a Catapult

 

 

 

 

 

 

Build a Ballista

 

 

 

 

Play Real Scout Games



 

 

 

 

Play Nine "New" Ball Games: 

Town Ball
Battle Callie

Corner Ball

Crackabout
Hand Up

Hat Ball

House Ball
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House Over
Old Cat

Rolly Poly

 

 

 

Learn Indoor Games

Ernest Seton's "Indoor Games"

Ernest Seton's "Council Games"

Baden-Powell's "Indoor Games"

Ripley's "Indoor Games"

Games for Disabled Boys

 

 

 

 

Make a Blow Gun

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Create a Camp Fire Program

  Campfire Stunts & Skits
  Patrol Yells

 

 

 

Make Pioneering Models

 

 

 

 

 

Make Winter Camp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Build a Sled

21 Sled Plans

 

 

 

 

 

Build Snowshoes

 

 

 

 

Play Hoops & Wheels 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learn Games of Tops

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Make a Totem Pole

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring Activities for Boys

75 Kite Making Plans
11 Marble Games
Making Stilts
Fishing Bait and Psychology
Pet Frogs

Hoops & Wheels
 
Games of Tops
Covered Wagon Campout
Dan Beard's Classic "Pushmobile"
Covered Wagon Campout

 

 

 

Summer Activities

SCUBA Diving Merit Badge: Monthly Adventure
Outdoor Games

42 Night Games

9 "New" Games of Ball

Choosing Up and Counting Out

Duck on a Rock, Hopscotch for Boys, I Spy,
Jack Candles, Jack Stones, Jack's Alive
Kick the Wicket, Mumbly Peg, SkittlesSpirit Tortoise, Tipcat,

Dead Bugs
3 Forms of Leapfrog

Swimming
18 Games of Tag

 

 

Autumn Activities for Boys

Boys' Ballista

Blowguns (Blow Guns)

Dogs, Elder Guns, Indian Games

Lasso (See also Spin a Rope)
Spring Shot
"Tally-Ho" and Other Cries
Taxidermy For Boys
Thanksgiving Trash Can Turkey --> "Simple" Version

 

 

 

Winter Activities for Boys

Snowball Warfare

Outdoor Winter Snow Games

Survival Kits, Winter Safety,

Making Winter Camp

21 Sled, Sleigh & Ice Boat Plans

Skate Sails (Skater's Wings)

Ice Fishing, Snow Houses
Snow Sculpture and Statuary, On the Ice

Cold Weather Camping

How to Make Snowshoes, How to Make Moccasins

Permanent Winter Camps & Shelters

 

 

Traditional "Old School" Scouting

 
bulletBaden-Powell's Boy Scout Program
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Ernest Seton's Handbook
The Birch Bark Roll

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Dan Beard's Handbook 
The Boy Pioneers: 

The Sons of Daniel Boone

bullet"Scouting
from Dan Beard's Autobiography. 
 

 

 

Discover the "Real" Patrol Method

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Roland Philipps' Patrol System

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B-P's Canadian Patrol System

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John Thurman's PLC:  The Court of Honor

bulletGilwell Patrol Leader Training
bulletGreen Bar Bill's Intensive PL Training 
bulletScout & Patrol Yells  
bulletSilent Scout Signals
bulletPatrol Competitions
bulletPatrol Leader's Creed
bulletPatrol Activities for Troop Meetings
bulletMaster & Commander as Patrol Leader Training Movie

 

 

 

aims.gif (3376 bytes)Adult Association

bulletA History of Adult Methods.
bulletRecruiting in Your Local Schools
bulletTraditional Adult Training
bulletDealing with Homesickness
and Parents at Camp

 

 

 

 

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bulletActivity Pants: BDU vs. Nylon Zip-Off
bulletHow to Wear the Neckerchief
bulletShould Hats be Worn Indoors?
bulletBaden-Powell's Uniform
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Advancement

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First Class Journey

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Outdoor Skills Instruction Games

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Tenderfoot-First Class Skills Games

bulletRank Advancement Court of Honor Ceremonies
bulletInvestiture Ceremonies
bulletProgram Worksheets
bulletTraditional Otter and Timber Wolf programs

 

 

 

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bulletScout Spirit Scavenger Hunt
     A Scoutmaster Conference Worksheet (See Introduction)
bulletA Scout is Reverent: A Guide to the Faiths of Other Scouts
bulletLearning Scout Law
bulletThe Order of Nature by Baden Powell
bulletA History of Scout Law Explanations
bulletWhat is a Boy Scout?
bulletOf Wooden Beads & Nature Knowledge
bulletWhen Others Say "God" .
bulletScoutmaster Benediction
bulletWho said "Scouting is a Game with a Purpose"?

 

 


Leadership Development

bulletThe "Science" of Boy-Leadership
bulletTraditional Wood Badge: Before 1972 Leadership Development

 

 

 

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