Re: QUESTION TO BP's HISTORY
Gino Lucrezi (lucrezi@IINF01.ING.UNIVAQ.IT)
Fri, 21 Oct 1994 02:51:55 MET
> B.P. arrived on the Brownsea Island on 29th July, the first boys
> arrived on 30th July, and the remainder on 31st.
> The camp ended on the 8th August.
Here is the program, courtesy of the Waterfront Museum in Poole (just
near the quay where you take the ferry to Brownsea Island).
Day One: Preliminary
After settling into camp, the boys were grouped into Patrols and
Special instruction was given to Patrol Leaders.
Day Two: Campaigning
Including hut and mat-making, tying knots, lighting fires and
cooking; health and sanitation, endurance and boat management.
Day Three: Observation
Training the eyesight, memorising details and landmarks; tracking
and understanding the meanings of signs and trails.
Day Four: Woodcraft
Learning to stalk; studying wild animals and birds, plants and
Day Five: Chivalry
Honour and Courage; charity and thrift; loyalty, unselfishness and
doing a 'good turn' every day.
Day Six: Saving Life
First Aid, rescue from fire, gas, drowning and runaway horses.
Day Seven: Patriotism
Knowledge of geography and the British Empire; the army and navy;
flags and medals; helpfulness and the duties of a good citizen.
Day Eight: Games
Sports and activities incorporating all the subjects practiced
during the camp.
Group Scout Leader
AGESCI (Asssociazione Guide E Scouts Cattolici Italiani)
Gino Lucrezi @ Universita` "V. Rivera" - L'Aquila - Italy
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