Fire lighting From an 'Altar Fire' to a classic 'Bow and Drill'...Fire lighting and the burning properties of wood. Contributed by D Howard (click anywhere to download the booklet)
Campfire Songbook Most of your favourite campfire songs - some of them you'll know and some new ones. Contributed and compiled by M Crew and 1st/2nd Scouts.
Knotting From the simple 'Figure of Eight' to the more challenging 'Turk's Head' - Learn to tie them all! Contributed by D Howard (Click anywhere to download the booklet)
Lashing Lashing and whippings from the simple Square Lashing used to secure sliding spars, to the Snake Lashing used to make a table top, plate rack, screen, platform or similar construction. Contributed by D Howard (Click anywhere to download the booklet)
Knife, Saw and Axe Find out all about the care and use of knives, saws and axes. Most importantly, check the safety advice and what's legal and what isn't. (Being a Scout gives us no more rights to carry these items than anyone else) Stay Safe! Contributed by D Howard (Click anywhere to download the booklet)
Raft Making The Patrol is supposed to make a raft, using plastic, rope, sticks and grass. The raft must be able to carry one of the patrol members...Contributed by Jock Shaw (click anywhere to view the instructions.