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1 Course Routine
2. First Troop Meeting
3. Court of Honor (1)
4. Limbering Up Exercises
5. Inspection, Flagbreak
6. Games
7. Patrol Meetings
8. Progress Report
9. Team Game
10. Patrol Competition
11 Course Till Now
12 Troop in Council
13. Patrol Competition (2)
14. Observation, Deduction
15. Court of Honor (2)
16. Second Troop Meeting
17 Patrols in Council
18 Campfire
19 Court of Honor (3)
20 Early Services
21 Scouts' Own
22. Scout Law & Promise
23. Patrol Meeting Games
24 Patrol Expeditions
25. Patrol Leader Reports
26. Point to Point
27. Final Talk

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An objective, review of activities whys and wheref~res.

This should take the form of a Troop in Council at which the Scouter in charge briefly reviews the Course to date, and enlarges briefly on the whys and wherefores.

The following points could be made

(a) Routine and organization preparing the ground

for action. Discipline and good order.

(b) Troop Meeting one of a (imaginary) series on a central theme: in this case " Second Class Training and Revision." The need for progressive planning through the C.O.H.


Hand, signals: direct from SCOUTING FOR BOYS a link with the Founder. ,

Whistle signals: also from S. for B's a necessary device enabling Scouters to keep in touch with Patrol Leaders

Circle game: played according to the rules the referee in charge. Rules observed in the spirit as well as the letter.

Relay game: briefing, through Patrol Leaders and Patrol Leader in charge of his Patrol, like the captain of the team.

The 5th Scout Law cheering the winners.

Patrols in action: instructions through Patrol Leaders Need for quick thinking, co ordination of effort, the Patrol working together under the direction of the Patrol Leader A practical way of trying out technical skill. Exercises in ingenuity and resourcefulness.

Scouter's Instruction: brief and to the point. Just a couple of important tips in constructing a trestle how to place the spars, how to place and lock clove hitches.

Patrol Corners: a definite job to do, again under the direction of the Patrol Leader Something for everybody. Patrol Leaders job to stand back and direct not to do the job himself. Delegating job to Second.

Chariot Race: organized by the Patrol Leaders A chance to use what Patrols had made plenty of fun and activity.

(a) Yarn: " Leading and Following " the important point being the need for mutual respect between leade rs and followers.


(b) Investiture Ceremony: reverence, simplicity.

keynotes sincerity,

(c) " Limbering Up : a good start to the day.

(d) Games: the disciplined start and finish. Playing to the whistle the tradition of sportsmanship.

(e) Patrol Meetings: non competitive. Each on a single (different) theme. Not necessary to have elaborate programs. Where to find ideas and material.

(f) Reports by Patrol Leaders: good practice for after life. Public speaking (we all have to do it some time) ldrgely a matter of self confidence; self confidence comes with practice.

(g)' Team Game: a Patrol Leader in charge. How did it go ?

(h) Patrol Competition: a lot of fun, perhaps a few laughs. A practical activity. Chance to apply technical skill (sheer lashing, rolling hitch, clove hitches, bowline). Probably everyone learned something. Again a coordinated effort with the Patrol Leader in charge.







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1 Course Routine ] 2. First Troop Meeting ] 3. Court of Honor (1) ] 4. Limbering Up Exercises ] 5. Inspection, Flagbreak ] 6. Games ] 7. Patrol Meetings ] 8. Progress Report ] 9. Team Game ] 10. Patrol Competition ] [ 11 Course Till Now ] 12 Troop in Council ] 13. Patrol Competition (2) ] 14. Observation, Deduction ] 15. Court of Honor (2) ] 16. Second Troop Meeting ] 17 Patrols in Council ] 18 Campfire ] 19 Court of Honor (3) ] 20 Early Services ] 21 Scouts' Own ] 22. Scout Law & Promise ] 23. Patrol Meeting Games ] 24 Patrol Expeditions ] 25. Patrol Leader Reports ] 26. Point to Point ] 27. Final Talk ]

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