Re: Alternative uses of film canisters
Jerry Gray (Jerryegray@AOL.COM)
Wed, 14 Aug 1996 08:44:34 -0400
In a message dated 96-08-13 12:09:22 EDT, you write:
<< In a message dated 96-08-13 11:14:17 EDT, you write:
> << And the #1 best use for a used film
> canister is to save up a bit of the ashes from each campfire our troop
> so that they can be mixed in with the next one. >>I LOVE IT!
> Have each scout and leader get a canister to keep ashes in. Each of them
> are to keep a logbook of the loaction and date of each campfire that the
> ashes are from. This provides a historical trail for the ashes. Whenever
> you build a new file, pour your ashes into the fire and when it is out
> everyone gets a canister of ashes to mix in their next fire. One person
>(I can't remember his name) has campfire ashes that date back to 1933.
At our Wood Badge course (NE-CS-40) we were given a film cannister with ashes
that had been mixed with ashes from all the National and International
Jamborees, as well as many Wood Badge Courses (including our own). Along with
it, we were given a log of those campfires that the ashes were mixed with.
In turn, I have mixed these ashes with several other campfires, both at Day
Camps and at Training sessions.
Cub Roundtable Commissioner/Cub Training Chairman
Nutmeg District - Connecticut Rivers Council
and a good ol' Bear, too!
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City