CRAFT--FLAME COLORED HONORS
1 Cooking: Make bread in two
ways and two kinds of cake.
2 Cook meat in four ways:
Roast, broil, fricassee, boil.
3 Cook left-over meats in
4 Cook three common
vegetables each in three ways.
5 Make two kinds of soup
with milk, and two with meat.
6 Prepare four salads,
making at least two kinds of dressing.
7 Prepare eggs in four
8 Prepare four desserts: one
gelatine, one boiled, one baked, and one frozen.
9 Prepare a gruel, a cereal,
an eggnog, and milk toast and arrange an
invalid's tray attractively.
10 Gather two quarts of wild
berries or fruits and make them into a dessert. R
11 Can or preserve three
different kinds of fruits, at least one quart of
12 Use fireless cooker
successfully on cereals, meat and vegetables.
13 Cook meat, a vegetable
and a dessert, or fruit, in paper bags.
14 Chafing Dish: Prepare
four appetizing dishes.
15 Write out an appetizing
balanced vegetarian diet for a week.
16 Write out a menu for
three weeks suitable for a school girl who is
inclined to be too stout.
17 Write out a menu for
three weeks suitable for a school girl who is
inclined to be too thin.
18 Give examples of five
expensive and five inexpensive foods having high
energy or tissue forming value. Do the same for
foods having little energy or tissue forming
19 Prepare balanced menu and
superintend cooking for one month in home.
20 Make delicacies for the
sick and send where needed through the National
Plant, Flower, and Fruit Guild, or some other
21 Cook for one month in a
22 Take instructions in
neighbor's home once a week for two months,
actually doing cooking.
23 Make two pounds of butter
a week for two months.
24 Pick, dress and cook a
25 Marketing: Describe
characteristics and identify and select six chief
cuts of meat; also state the market price for
26 Market for one week one
week on one dollar and a half per person, keeping
accounts and records of menus, etc.
27 Do the same for two
28 Do the same for three
29 Know the best season for
the chief fruits and vegetables available in your
locality and a reasonable price for each.
30 Know the way flour,
sugar, rice, cereals, crackers, and breads are
sold--packages, bulk, etc.--prices, dangerous and
31 Know how to secure full
weight and pure food.
32 Laundering: Do a family
washing, using modern labor-saving devices if
33 Iron eight hours in two
34 Wash and iron a shirt
waist and a skirt.
35 Wash and iron a lingerie
36 Press a suit, or a skirt
37 Remove three common
stains from wash material, two spots from
38 Use two agents for
softening water, two soaps for different uses,
two kinds of starch for different uses, two
methods of bluing, and two household methods of
39 Housekeeping: Care for
hardwood floors, walls, carpets, rugs, hardwood
and upholstered furniture, as it should be done
for the regular housecleaning.
40 Sweep and dust, using two
kinds of sweeping or dusting compounds, moist
cloths, dust absorbing cloths, and a vacuum
41 Properly dispose of waste
and garbage from the home, and know its proper
disposal by the city.
42 Make up a bed for a baby,
a bed with a draw sheet for a very sick patient,
and know the proper airing and changing of bed.
43 Air and make one bed
every day for two months.
44 Wash and wipe dishes and
leave the dining room in order, after one meal a
day, for two months. (Two girls may share the
work, continuing it through twice the time, to
obtain equivalent honors.)
45 Take the entire care of
one room for one month, to include sweeping,
dusting, washing of windows, care of flowers or
plants, and what may be desirable for the
attractiveness of the room. This may be the club
room of the Camp Fire Girls. (Two girls may share
the work, continuing it through twice the time,
to obtain equivalent honors.)
46 Put away clothing, rugs,
furs, blankets, for the summer.
47 Take instruction in a
neighbor's house for one morning a week for two
months, actually doing house work.
48 Take care of a cat, dog,
bird, or a tame animal, for three months; know
what harm they do, what diseases each may carry,
and how they may be treated.
49 Learn the care of plates,
silver, glass, pots, pans, aluminum ware, lamps,
50 Scrub a floor once a week
for two months.
51 Take entire charge of a
pantry for one month.
52 Clean ice-chest
thoroughly twice a week for two months during the
53 Keep bureau drawers in
order for three months.
54 Care for at least two
kerosene lamps every day for a month.
55 Take care of the milk and
cream from at least one cow, and see that the
pails and pans are properly cleaned for two
56 Repack a faucet.
57 Install an electric bell
and care for it for three months.
58 Build a furnace fire and
care for it two days.
59 Invention. Make a useful
60 Care of Sick: Arrange a
sick room to make it sanitary and calculated to
give greatest possible comfort to patient and
usefulness to doctor and nurses.
61 Use a clinical
thermometer to obtain the temperature of an adult
and an infant, and tell the temperatures
indicating normal, fever, and dangerous fever
62 Give the common symptoms
of scarlet fever, diphtheria, whooping-cough,
measles, tuberculosis; also home care and
prevention of these diseases.
63 Entertainment: Sing
weekly in chorus or glee club for not less then
64 Sing in a quartette, glee
club, or organized chorus for not less than eight
hours in any one month.
65 Memorize and sing alone
five folk songs.
66 Play any musical
instrument in an orchestra, reading the necessary
music, for not less than eight hours in any one
67 Play from memory five
piano pieces of the difficulty of Schumann's
"Scenes from Childhood."
68 Play the piano or organ
for one Sabbath service each week for three
69 Play the accompaniment
for any school exercise for not less than eight
hours in any one month.
70 Commit and recite five
hundred lines of standard poetry.
71 Commit and recite an
equivalent amount of standard prose, such as an
oration, essay, or story.
72 Write a story, a poem, or
words of song which is either published or
adopted for use.
73 Have entire charge of two
programs for the weekly meetings of the Camp
74 Have a party of ten with
refreshments, costing not more than one dollar;
75 Entertain three or more
little children for two hours a week for at least
76 Know and tell five
standard folk stories.
77 Write and give a play.
78 Plan and give a pantomime
79 Make six visits a month
for three months to sick in homes, hospitals or
80 Teach a boy to dance any
four of the following dances: Virginia Reel.
Portland Fancy, Lady of the Lake, Howe's (or
Hull's) Victory, Pop Goes the Weasel, Chorus Jig,
Lancers, Boston Fancy, French Reel, German
Hopping Dance, Varsouvienne, Furteur, Gottland's
81 Each member of a Camp
Fire that participates in carrying out a
wholesome party, or hike, including at least as
many others (either boys or girls) as Camp Fire
Girls, may receive one honor. (The work must be
well planned and organized and each member given
special duties. The Guardian must approve the
plans, but it must be really in the hands of the
82 Baby Craft: Know how milk
should be prepared for a six-months-old baby;
know what is good milk for a baby a year old and
how it can be tested.
83 Know how much a baby
should grow in weight each week for the first six
months, in height for each month for the first
year, the relation of weight to disease and
84 Know and describe three
kinds of baby cries and what they mean.
85 Care for a baby for an
average of an hour a day for a month.
86 Make a set of practical
playthings for a child three years old.
87 Take entire care of a
household for one week, allowing the mother to go
on a visit or vacation.
88 Cook and serve two Sunday
dinners while mother rests.
89 Bait the hook, catch,
clean and cook a fish.