scouts-l Mail Archive for April of 2000: Kites? Historical 90th Anniversary Activities.
Rick Seymour (Rick@KUDU.NET
Tue Apr 04 2000 - 20:05:17 CDT
If you are planning a Kite Rally, or looking for a Springtime activity be
sure to check out the Kites section at The Inquiry Net:
If your next campout or Camporee has a "history" theme for this 90th
Anniversary of the BSA, you will be interested in knowing that about 50 of
these 75 kite plans were designed by Dan Beard, one of the founders of the
If the idea of kites is too "cute" for your older Scouts, be sure to check
out the War Kites. War Kites come in two categories, "Armed", and
"Unarmed". The Armed War Kites have knives and cutters for destroying the
kites of your opponent!
Other historical Dan Beard Spring pastimes featured at the Inquiry Net are
Hoops and Wheels, Marble Games, Stilts, and Tops.
Yours in Scouting,