CRAFT- BROWN HONORS
300 Tent Craft: Erect a
tent, having selected location. (She may have the
help of one girl.)
301 Take proper care of tent
for one week.
302 Wood Craft: Make a
shelter and bed of material found in the woods.
303 Build a tree house large
enough for two girls to sleep in.
304 Sleep: Make a bed on the
ground and sleep out of doors on it for any five
305 Packing: Pack a horse
and tie a squaw hitch.
306 Fire Lore: Build an open
fire in wind and rain with material found out of
doors, and build a proper bonfire. No fire is
credited until it is properly left or put out.
307 Make two good devices
for holding a pot over a fire and two for holding
a frying pan over a fire.
308 Make fire without either
fire or matches.
309 Cooking: Do all the camp
cooking without help or advice for one day for
four or more persons. This includes getting wood,
and making an open fire. Suitable character,
variety and amounts of foods are to be furnished.
The menu must be written; quantities and price
310 Make a bean hole at
least 18" x 18", and cook one mess of
beans for meeting of Camp Fire.
311 Weather Lore: Know the
meaning of weather signals, and the meaning of
clouds, wind and temperature.
312 Keep a scientific record
for a month. This consists of temperature, wind
direction and velocity, clouds, character and
quantity, duration of rainfall, fogs or mist.
313 Read United States
Weather Map for a month and report, for each day,
comparative record of home point with some
314 Indian Craft: Track two
315 Know twenty-five signs
of the hand sign language.
316 Know six blazes.
317 Know three ways the
Indians have of testing eye-sight.
318 Make bead-band at least
eight inches long.
319 Make a totem.
320 Make an Indian bed.
321 Make an Indian tepee.
322 Make a willow Indian
(For above honors in Indian
Craft see "The Book of Woodcraft" by
Ernest T. Seton.)
323 Knots: Tie ten standard
knots. (Following list is suggestive.)
Tie two ends
together--square and square bow, single bend
or bowline (easily untied), alpine, kite
string. Tie a rope to a post or rail or about
itself--half hitches (fasten boat or
clothesline), clove hitch (fasten horse),
midshipman's or rolling hitch (tent rope).
Whip a rope to prevent unraveling, with
needle and without needle.
Make knots at the end of
a rope--wall knot, crown, back splice.
Make fancy or heraldic
knots--carrick bend, love knot (for trimming
pillows, shirt waist or dress). Make trick
knots--Tom fools' or sailor handcuff, cabin
boy's knot. Weave ropes, twine or yarns,
together-make a plait of three or more
strands; make a sennit. Make splices; eye,
short and long.
324 Construct a reflecting
oven and bake biscuits in it.