AMARAR KRISHNASWAMY SCOUT TROOP & MUNIYAMBA GUIDE COMPANY Sri Krishnaswamy Matriculation Higher Secondary School 36th Street, 7th Sector, K.K.Nagar, Chennai 78
2nd FRIENDSHIP CAMP
HAND BOOK Venue : Besant Scout Camping Centre, Adyar From 02082012 to 04082012 1
DISTRICT CHIEF COMMISSIONER’s MESSAGE
Dear Scouts & Guides, I am very much proud of you and your efforts for making yourself as good citizens of our nation. I bless all the Campers for a successful and enjoyable Camping. Especially I wish to congratulate the Scouts, Guides and Adult leaders of district and their achievements and continuing service in the movement as well as society. It is not a easy task to gain Rajya Puraskar and Rashtrapati Awards. Once again I bless you all having good training and earn the above said awards. Yours, M.Mahaveer, District Chief Commissioner
Camp will be Inaugurated by Honourable Chief Guest, our District Chief Commissioner, Mr. M. Mahaveer. He will also release the Camp Handbook. 2
Dear Scouts & Guides, Scout Greetings! I am very glad to welcome you for camping in the open. Scouting is adventurous. So, explore it. You can get a opportunity to enhance your creativeness. It gives you a good experience of living yourselves, doing yourselves. As a Scout or Guide you can do all the things by learning from the lovely nature. You Scouts and Guides automatically live together and learn together to achieve all the qualities mentioned in Scout/Guide Law. Camping teaches you self confidence and duty to yourself. Trustworthy, Loyalty, Friendship, Brotherhood, Courteous, Love the nature and animals, Discipline, Courage, Thrifty, and Purity in thought, word and deed are the learning competencies which you have to obtain in a Camp life. Self Confidence and Self Reliance are the root cause to develop your attitude in Camp Fire. All your shyness, laziness, envy and other evils will be burnt in the Camp life and you can get rebirth as good Citizens.
“Camp Craft is the essence of scouting and scouting is the
secret of Campcraft.” What does Camp life offer ? Creates fellowship
Educates for life
A. PARTHIBARAJAN, B.Lit, M.A, B.Ed, H.W.B.(S) District Secretary
“Know Your Strength And Weakness” “TATVAMASI” Dear Soldiers, Warm Greetings ! I am very proud to send you to attend the camp. Equip yourself with values and life skills. Discipline and Obedience are as much important as Bravery for Scouts and Soldiers. At the same time care should be taken to ensure and to give equal importance for academic excellence too. “If your actions are inspired by others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader” by John Quincy Adams, As a Scout or a Guide, you have a thorough understanding, acceptance of principles, methods of guiding and training, should possess qualities of leadership and be prepared to spare time and energy for training courses also. Scout and Guide Camps will teach you the value of Love, Creativity, Simplicity, Freedom and effective self learning. Let us all work together for a joyful world. With Regards, Mrs.V.S.Madhuri, M.a, M.Sc, B.Ed, PRINCIPAL
MESSAGE Why camping is so important for scouting? Camping has always been an important part of Scouting. It is both an enjoyable experience and a learning experience in one. For those in the Scout movement it allows them to bring a variety of things they have been taught into practice. In addition the campers are also learning other important 'life' skills such as hygiene, self discipline, responsibility and such like. There are a variety of things to learn to enable your time at camp to go smoothly, from being able to erect the tents to starting a fire for a cup of hard earned tea there are many things that scouts and scouters pick up over the years. The campsites section provides a few pointers on where and how to set out your camp. It’s no good just plonking your tents down anywhere if you end up miles from water, water running down into your tent and invaded by wasps. Campfires are naturally associated with the camping 5
experience. Being able to construct and light a good fire is not as easy a skill as it seems. It takes many years of practice and experience before you can light a fire with the minimum of materials and use it effectively. Being able to use a knife, saw and axe can be an important camping skill. They will enable you to do a variety of things around camp from lighting your fire to constructing your camp equipment. It is important that a scout learns how to use and look after these items correctly and safely. Thus, Camping lets you implement what you have learned in Scouting and makes you a real Scout/Guide. Compiled By: E. Mukilan, K .Akash
SCOUT Self Reliance Character Orderliness Universal Brotherhood Trust & Truthfulness
GUIDE Goodness Unity Integrity Devotion Efficiency Three C’s of Camping Cleanliness Common Sense Courtesy
CAMP RULES 1. The Scout/Guide Law is the law of the Camp. 2. Punctuality is the hallmark of the camp. All calls are obeyed quickly and promptly. 3. bathing is done only at specified hours. 4. campers go out of the camp only with the permission of the leader of the event and then in proper uniform only. 5. When uniform is be worn, it is worn completely and correctly. It is worn during the entire training session. 6. Visitors are first taken to the leader of the event for permission and then elsewhere in the camp. 7. Out of bound are CampOffice / Wells / Lakes, etc 8. All cases of accidents, ill health or injury however minor, are to be reported to the leader of the event through the patrol leader. 9. Between lights off and rouse, perfect silence must be observed. All items emphasizing discipline need more attention. 7
10. After the days camp go straight to the tent and sleep. 11. You will get a very little time to sleep. So utilize the time. If you have a good sleep then the next day will be perfect for you. 12. Littering in the campsite is strictly prohibited.
Have a Safe Camping
CAMP ROUTINE Day 1 (02.08.2012) 09.00 a.m. 10.30 a.m. 11.00 a.m. 11.30 a.m. 12.00 p.m. 12.30 p.m. 01.00 p.m. 02.00 p.m. 03.00 p.m. 04.00 p.m. 04.30 p.m. 05.00 p.m. 06.00 p.m. 06.30 p.m. 07.30 p.m. 08.30 p.m. 09.30 p.m. 10.30 p.m.
Registration. Allotment of tents and division of patrol. Tea Break. Flag and Inauguration. Promise and Law. Lunch. Prayer song. Session I (Promise and law test). Knowledge of the movement. Spare time Activity. Tea Break. Session II (Uniform). Games. Preparation for Camp Fire. Dinner. Campfire. Night Game and Unit Leaders Meet. Lights off.
Day 2 (03.08.2012) 05.30 a.m. 06.30 a.m. 06.30 a.m. 07.15 a.m. 07.45 a.m. 08.00 a.m. 09.00 a.m. 10.00 a.m.
Rouse. B.P.’s Six Exercise. Preparation of the Kit Inspection. Kit Inspection. Flag Break. Breakfast. Session IV (Basic 7 Knots). Session V (Lashings). 9
11.00 a.m. 11.15 a.m. 12.00 p.m. 01.30 p.m. 02.30 p.m. 03.00 p.m. 04.00 p.m. 04.30 p.m. 05.00 p.m. 06.00 p.m. 06.30 p.m. 07.15 p.m. 08.00 p.m. 10.00 p.m. 10.30 p.m.
Tea Break. Session VI (First Aid). Free Time (Bathing). Spare Time Activities (Projects). Sing Song. Session VII (Estimation). Spare Time Activity.(Estimation Test). Tea Break. Session VIII (Mapping Test). Games. Preparation for Camp Fire. Dinner. Grand Camp Fire. C.O.H. Meeting and Unit Leaders Meet. Lights off.
Day 3 (04.08.2012) 05.30 a.m. 06.00 a.m. 06.30 a.m. 07.15 a.m 07.45 a.m. 08.00 a.m. 08.15 a.m. 09.00 a.m. 11.00 a.m. 11.15 a.m. 12.00 p.m. 12.45 p.m. 01.30 p.m.
Rouse. B.P’s Six Leaders. Preparation for Kit Inspection. All Faith Prayer. Kit Inspection. Flag Break. Breakfast. Open Session. Tea Break Preparing for Valedictory, Dismantling. Lunch. Valedictory. Flag Lowering and Closing of the Camp 10
SCOUT / GUIDE PROMISE On my honour, I promise that I will do my best To do my duty to God and my country, To help other people, And to obey the Scout/Guide Law. Hint: There are 30 words in Scout / Guide Promise
SCOUT / GUIDE LAW 1. A Scout / Guide is Trustworthy 2. A Scout / Guide is Loyal 3. A Scout / Guide is a friend to all and a brother to every other Scout. 4. A Scout / Guide is Courteous 5. A Scout / Guide is a friend to animals and loves nature. 6. A Scout / Guide is disciplined and helps protect public property. 7. A Scout / Guide is Courageous. 8. A Scout / Guide is Thrifty. 9. A Scout / Guide is pure in thought, word and deed. Hint: There is only one law with 9 subpoints of law. There are 12 a’s in the Scout / Guide Law.
SCOUT / GUIDE SIGN The three fingers denote the the fold promise and the thumb over the little finger denotes that the stronger will protect the weaker.
SCOUT / GUIDE MOTTO BE PREPARED is the Scout/Guide Motto. It means physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight. Note:”Do Your Best” is the motto of Cub/Bulbul (6 to 10 yrs) and “Service” is the motto of Rover/ Ranger (16 to 25 yrs) SCOUT / GUIDE SALUTE Salute is done on the right hand usually by stretching the three fingers as in scout sign. Salute can be done in left hand (by showing scout sign near the waist) when a scout holds a staff in the right hand. Note: ‘Whoever sees first’ should salute irrespective of their rank.
LEFT HAND SHAKE Left Hand Shake was adopted by B.P. from the chief of the Ashanti tribes Prempeh. The chief offered his left hand saying that “In my country the bravest of the brave shake with left hand”. So B.P. adopted this to our movement. Scouts and Guides worldwide greet with left hand.
PRAYER SONG Author: Veer Dev Veer. Duration: 90 Secs. Language: Hindi Daya Kar daan Bhakti ka Hamain Paramatma Dena Daya Karna Hamari Atma Main Sudhata Dena (15 seconds) Hamarae Dhayan main Aavo Prabhu Ankho main Bas Javo Andhere Dil main aakar ke Param Jyoti Jaga Dena
Bahado Prem Ki Ganga Dilo Main Prem Ka Sagar Hamin Aapas Main miljul kar Prabhu Rahena Sikha Dena
Hamara Karma Ho Seva Hamara Dharma Ho Seva Sada eeman Ho Seva Vasevak Char Bana Dena
Vatan Ke Vaste Jeena Vatan Ke Vaste Marna Vatan Par Jaan Fida Karna Prabhu Ham ko Sikha Dena
Daya Kar Daan Bhakti Ka Hamain Paramatma Dena Daya Karna Hamari Atma Main Shudhata Dena
FLAG SONG Author: Dayal Shanker Butt. Duration: 45 secs. Language: Hindi Bharat Scout Guide Jhanda Ooncha Sada Rahega Ooncha Sada Rahega Jhanda Ooncha Sada Rahega Neela Rang Gagan Sa Vistruta Bhratru Bhav Phailatha Tridal Kamala Nitha Theen Prathingya Onki Yaad Dilata Aur Chakra Kahata Hai Prathipal Aage Kadam Badhega Ooncha Sada Rahega Jhanda Ooncha Sada Rahega Bharat Scout Guide Jhanda Ooncha Sada Rahega
NATIONAL ANTHEM Author: Rabindranath Tagore. Duration: 52 secs. Language: Bengali Jana Gana Mana Adhinayaka Jaya He Bharata Bhagya Vidhata Punjab Sindhu Gujarata Maratha Dravida Utkala Banga Vindhya Himachal Yamuna Ganga Uchhal Jaladhi Taranga Tava Shubha Name Jage Tava Shubha Asisa Mage Gahe Tava Jaya Gatha Jana Gana Mangala Dayaka Jaya He Bharata Bhagya Vidhata Jaya He! Jaya He!! Jaya He !!! Jaya Jaya Jaya Jaya He !
WHISTLE SIGNALS When a Scoutmaster wants to call the Troop together he whistles “The Scout Call”, or uses a special Troop call. Patrol Leaders thereupon call together their Patrols by giving their Patrol call. Then they take their Patrol “at the double” to the Scoutmaster. Here are some whistle signals for Scout wide games. 1. One long blast means “Silence”, “Alert”; “Look out for my next signal”. 2. A succession of long, slow blasts means “Go out”, “Get farther away”, or “Advance”, “Extend,” “Scatter”. 15
3. A succession of short, sharp blasts means “Rally”, “Close in”,”Come together”, “Fall in”. 4. A succession of short and long blasts alternately means “Alarm”,”Look out”, “Be ready”, “Man your alarm posts”. 5. Three short blasts followed by one long one from the Scoutmaster calls up the Patrol Leadersi.e., “Leaders come here”. Any signal must be instantly obeyed at the double as fast as you can runno matter what other job you may be doing at the time.
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Hand Signalswhich can also be made by Patrol Leaders with their Patrol flags when necessary. Hand waved several times across the face from side to side, or flag waved horizontally from side to side opposite the face means “No”, “Never mind”, “As you were”. Hand or flag held high, and waved very slowly from side to side, at full extent of arm means “Extend”, “Go farther out”, “Scatter”. Hand or flag held high, and waved quickly from side to side at full extent of arm means “Close in”, “Rally”, “Come here”. Hand or flag pointing in any direction, means “Go in that direction”. Clenched hand or flag jumped rapidly up and down several 16
times means “Run”. Hand or flag held straight up overhead, means “Stop”, “Halt”.
BP’s SIX EXERCISES General Instruction: The exercises should be done slowly in the morning before sunrise. 1.For Head and Neck: Rub head, face and neck with palm and fingers. Uses : Helps in Blood circulation and warming up. 2.For Chest: Stand straight, bend forward, arms straight in front with the back of the palm touching. Breathe out. Raise your hands and straighten your body, open your hands and thus expanding your chest, breathe in deeply. Lower your arms gently at the back and breathe out the word “THANKS”. This exercise is done 12 times. Uses: This exercise is used to develop chest, shoulders, heart and lungs. Deep breathing is important. All the stale air is expelled gently before inhaling. 3.For Stomach: Stand upright, keep the hands front. Twist the hip towards left and then towards right, breathe in while turning right and breathe out while turning left. This is done 12 times. Uses: This exercise is for stomach, liver and intestines. 4.For Trunk (cone exercise): Stand upright, raise your hands and lock them together. Let the upper arm touch the ears always. Lean as far as back as possible, rotate turning the hips towards left in front to the right back once again. Breathe out when you bend forward and breathe in when you lean back. Six times move towards the left and six times move towards the right. 17
Uses:This exercise is good for waist. 5.For lower body, back and legs: Stand with the legs slightly apart, place your hands behind head, bend back as much as you can, look up. Breathe in. Raise your hands above head, breathe out slowly as you bend forward and downward. Keep your knees stiff and touch the toes. Straighten up, bend back, place your hands behind your head and begin again. This exercise is done 12 times. Uses: Good for lower body, back and legs. 6.For legs, feet and toes: Stand in attention. Put your hands on hips, stand on toes, turn knees outwards, bend at knees till you sink slowly to the ground. Do 10 counts. Then gradually raise your body, again counting 10. Breathe out when you sink to the ground, breathe in when you rise. This is done barefoot. Uses: This exercise is good for legs, feet and toes. Commands: Command for me, Attention, B.P’s 1st Exercise Position, Exercise begin, Halt, Rest. (The commands are given by the Scoutmaster (S.M) / Guide Captain (G.C) for him and he/she does the exercise and says the uses.) Command for you, Attention, B.P’s 1st Exercise Position, Exercise begin, Halt, Rest (These commands are given to the scouts and guides by the S.M / G.C ) Tree climbing is great exercise. 18
PIONEERING Whipping Whipping is done on the ends of the rope so as to avoid the spoiling of the thread. A Stopper knot is usually put at the ends, but whipping seems to be more effective. Splicing like back Splicing and eye splicing are still more effective. But Whipping is easy to tie by rolling the twine at the end of the rope as shown . Knots Knot: To be tied with a single rope. Bend: To be tied with two ropes or a rope and a support. Hitch: Used to tie a rope with a support.
1.Reef Knot (Square Knot) Use: To join the ends of the rope. Practical Use: For tying bandages and parcels.
2.Sheet Bend Use: To join two ropes, especially of different thickness. Practical Use: To tie flag to the Lanyard Rope.
3.Clove Hitch Use: To tie a rope with a spar. Practical Use: To start lashings, to tie cattles.
4.Sheepshank Use: To shorten a rope without cutting. Practical Use: It is used to strengthen the weakened portion of the rope.
5.Bowline (Lifeline, King of Knots) Use: To make a permanent loop at the end of a rope. Practical Use: To rescue a drowning person.
6.Fisherman’s Knot Use: To tie or dry wet ropes. 20
Practical Use: Used for carrying heavy loads and to tie fishing lines.
7.Round turn and two half hitches Use: To fasten a rope to a spar or a ring. Practical Use: To tie guy lines.
8.Timber hitch Use: To fasten a rope with a spar. Practical Use: To start diagonal lashing, to carry or pull logs.
9.Rolling Hitch Use: To fasten a rope with a spar. Practical Use: To tie cattle.
10.Marline Spike/Lever Hitch Use: To make a temporary loop anywhere in the rope. Practical Use: To make temporary loops in the rope.
11.Manharness Knot Use: To make permanent loop anywhere in the rope. Practical Use: To make permanent loops in the rope.
12.Draw Hitch Use: To fasten a rope in a support. Practical Use: To climb a tree
13.Fireman’s Chair Knot Use: To make two permanent loops in the rope. Practical Use: To rescue a person from fire.
14.Sheer leg / Sheer Lashing (Mark 1) Use: To join two staves Practical Use: To make a cloth line.
15.Parallel lashing / Sheer lashing (Mark 2) Use: To lengthen a staff. 23
Practical Use: For lengthening staves to make projects.
16.Square Lashing Use: To cross two staves Practical Use: For crossing the staves to put improvised shelter and gadgets.
17.Diagonal Lashing Use: To join the staves those are apart. Practical Use: To join the diagonal staves in a trestle
ESTIMATION Compass Method
Similar Triangular Method
Inch to Foot Method
Tree Felling Method
FIRST AID First Aid is the immediate help given to the victim of an accident or sudden illness, with the available materials before the examination of the doctor.
Contents Of First Aid Box 1. Cotton Wool 2. Lint 3. Sterile Gauze 4. Roller Bandages 1”, 2”, 4” rolls 5. Triangular bandages 6. Safety Pins 7. Adhesive Plaster 8. Band Aid 9. Antiseptic Cream and Liquid 10. Common Salt 11. Paracetamol Tablets 27
12. Scissors and Needle 13. Tweezers 14. Mouth to Mouth Respiration Cap 15. Scale / Splints 16. Notepad and pen 17. Eye pad 18. Torch 19. Electrolyte / ORS Packet
Check Airway Breathing and Circulation while giving First Aid. Triangular Bandage
ALL FAITH PRAYER 28
1. Prathasmarami 2. Saraswati Vanthana 3. Guru Vanthana 4. Ram Dan 5. Nam Dan 6. Individual Prayer 7. 1 Minute silent prayer 8. We Shall Over Come 9. Thu hi Thu 10. Shanthi Bath
Prathasmarami Prathsmarami sruthisans purathathma thathvam Sakthisith sukim paramaham kathim thuriyam Yathswapna jaakarakshapthama vaithi nithyam Thathnbramanish kalamaham nasaboothsanga Pratharr bajami manaso vachasaamakamyam Vaachcho vibanthinikila yathanuukrahaenaa Yannaethi naethi vachanair nikamaamavoachchos Mamthaevathaeva majamaach sutharaa heerakraimaa Prathar namaami thamasoo paramaarkka varnam Poornam sanaadanapatham purashoththamaakyam Yasmin etham jakathasae shamaeshasha moorthi Thajvaa boojangkamaiva prathibhashithamvai
Saraswathi Vanthana 29
Yaakundhaendhu thushaarahaara dhavala Yaashapra vastharaa vruthaa Yaaveena varadhanda mandithakaraa Yaashvaetha padhmasana Yaaprammmachyutha shankarapriththipir Dhaevai sadha vandhitha Saamaam paathu saraswati bagavathi Nishshaesha Jaatyaa bahaa
Guru Vanthana Gurubramhaa Guru Vishnu Gurudhaevoo mahaeshwarahaa Gurusaakshaath parabramhaa Thasmai shree Guruvae namaha
Ram dan Ragupathi Ragava Rajaaram patheethapaavana Seetharam (3) Seetharam Seetharam bajapyarae thu Seetharam (3) Eeshwara Allah thaerae nam Sabuko Sanmathi dhaebagavan (3) Ragupathi
Nam dan Jayabholo sabu tharumhonkee Jayabholo sathu karumhonkee Jayabholo maanavathakee 30
Jayabholo sabujanathaakee Jayabholo Pichadi Khoyima JatheeHho Sabusae sabukee PreethiHho (2) Pichadi Thaesha tharamusae Neethi Hho Hamu sathukae He Sathee Hho (2) Jayabholo Hamu sabukashta uttayaengae Sabu milukaru suka Bayaengae (2) Sabumilu prabukuma Kaayaengae Sathukaa jaga Philayaengae (2) Jayabholo
We Shall Over Come We shall over come (3) Someday O...O... deep in my heart I do believe that We shall over come someday. We’ll walk hand in hand (3) Someday O...O... deep in my heart I do believe that We shall over come someday. We shall live in peace (3) Someday O...O... deep in my heart I do believe that We shall over come someday. The truth will make us free (3) Someday 31
O...O... deep in my heart I do believe that We shall over come someday. We are not afraid (3) Today O...O... deep in my heart I do believe that We shall over come someday.
Thu Hi Thu Haru Thaeshu methu Harubaeshumethu Thera Namu hanaekkathu Yaekkahihae 2 Thair ranga Bhoomi Yehae Vishva para Sabu Kaelumae Maelumae Thuhi Thuhae 2 Saagarusae Utta Baathalu Banukae Baathalusae Utta Jalu Hhokarukae 2 Pheru Neharubana Nathiyaan keharhi Therae Binna Prakkarathu Yaekkahihae 2 (Haru) CheenCheenthesawoiyanu paramaanubana Sabu jeevu jagathukkaa Roopaliya 2 Kaheen pauvathu vrusha vishalubana Soundarya Therathu Yaekkahihae 2 Heh divya thikkaayaa hai jikanae Vahee hai guruthaevakke poornathaya 2 Thukkatya kahae avrunakkohi thika 32
Paseemae avru thu sabu Yaekkahinae 2 (Haru)
Shanthi Bath Sarvaepi sukina santhu Sarvaepi santhu niraamayaa Sarvae bathraani pashyanthu Maa kashchith thukka maapunyath Om Shanthi ! Shanthi ! Shanthi Hi !
“There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it” George Bernard Shaw
Campfire Opening Song Camp fire is burning 2 Draw nearer draw nearer In the gloomy, In the gloomy Come sing and be merry 2 Campfire Closing Song Day is Done, Gone the Sun, From the Sea, From the Hills, From the Sky,All is Well Safely rest , God is Nigh !
GRACES 1. Om, Sahana vavatu Sahanaow bhunathu Sahaveerayam karavavahai Tejasvinavadhi thamasthu Mavidh vishavahai Om Shanthi, Shanthi, Shanthi hi! 2. Thilmaeraa kaekathahai thanyavathkaru 2 Thurakiya kaarya mahan maerae prabhu 2 Thunathiyaa Jeevan Naayaa 2 Haise karu thanyavath maerae prabhu 2 Thilmaeraa karhathahai thanyavathkaru 2 Thunae sunae eveerbaalungkho 2 Laak koompae thanyavath maerae prabhu 2 Thilmaeraa kaehathahai thanyavathkaru 2 Early in the morning, 34
Some one was "whistling". Wow, we had "BP's SixExercise", Every body were in their dresses. Then we had "KitInspection", Really, everybody was in tension. All of us gathered for "FlagBreak", Surprisingly, no one was late. All were aware of the motto "Be Prepared", But most of us were scared. Everybody was busy with "Knotting", Some said we know nothing. Many went to "Work Shop", With lots 'n' lots of hope. Many disobeyed the "Volunteers", But that lead them to tears. Then we had "Estimation", Every body were in their own mission. All were busy with "FirstAid", It was the experience, which we never had. Now it was the time for "Pioneering", By God, it was really confusing. Then we had "WrittenTest", Every one tried to give their best. Now it was the time for "Mapping", Everybody was engaged in searching. Everyone was looking forward for" Hike", It was the only thing, which every body liked. Then we had "GrandCampfire", Everyone had a lot to share. 35
Everyone enjoyed a lot, And had their dinner without halt. All of us received our certificates, It's the only thing, that everybody desires. At last it was the time to say "GoodBye", But next year it is the time to say "Hi". This is what we call "Scouting & Guiding", Really friends, its "Outing and Shouting", But remember, its all with complete sense.
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YELLS Chappathi Kuruma (one person) Pona Varuma (others) Pachamilaga Kaaram (one person) Tentfulla Eeram (others) Kokkarakko kumango (one person) Romba Nalla Pannango (others) East Or West (one person) We are the best (others) Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (one person) Scouts and Guides are Superstar (others) Eppadi Irukku (one person) Nalla irukku (others) Etla unthi (one person) Baaga unthi (others) Enganaundu (one person) Nannaayituundu (others) Kaisaa hai (one person) Achcha hai (others) 36
10. Engonyama (one person) Gonyama Gonyama (others) 11. Bommalaca Bommalaca Bow Wow Wow (one person) Chingalaca Chingalaca Chow Chow Chow (others) 12. GOOD (one person) Good Good Good (others) 13. Blue is always bright (one person) We are always right (others) 14. India Is beautiful (one person) Scouts and Guides are powerful (others) 15. One Two Three (one person) Climb the tree (others)
CAMPING TIPS SLEEPING 1. After the days camp go straight to the tent and sleep. 2. Do not waste your time talking unnecessary things. 3. You will get a very little time to sleep. So utilize the time. 4. If you have a good sleep then the next day will be perfect for you. 5. You will feel better. 6. Do not use candles or mosquito coils inside the tent. 7. Use only Torchlights. 8. Before going to the camp find about the climatic conditions of that area and take required clothes and sleeping material. 9. For winter it's better to take a sleeping bag its the best thing you could do. FOOD 37
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Do not forget to take your plate, glass and spoon. Do not take plastic or glass material, they may break. Avoid eating lot of sweet or hot items. Eat how much is required. Drink less water if possible during Breakfast, Lunch. Do not waste food because there are many who sleep empty stomach. 7. Do not take food inside the tent because it will cause problems as insects and animals will gather. 8. Do not demand anything but just eat what is available, that is what we believe "Be Prepared". 9. I have a small suggestion: 10. Breakfast Take little, I mean fill your stomach lightly. 11. Lunch Fill your stomach fully but do not overload it. 12. Dinner Take it fully now its the time to overload your stomach. Because after this you have to sleep. 13. It's my personal experience, if you follow this you will have less Nature Call problems. But do not forget to get up early the next morning. 14. And last but not the least before leaving the camp say thanks to the people who cooked the food for you( to Cooks and other camp site workers). They will feel happy.
HEALTH 1. Do not take lot of water because it may not suite you, as you are new to that area. 2. Do not eat outside food except the camps food. 3. If you are already suffering with any disorder its better to inform your scoutmaster before leaving to the camp and do not forget to carry required medicine. 4. If you are not feeling well in the camp report immediately to 38
your scoutmaster or the guide captain. Do not delay it may lead to problems. 5. Think well, be good and enjoy the camp.
GENERAL Always be Smart, Active and disciplined in the camp. Always be punctual and be calm. Help others if needed. Always be in complete Uniform. Be perfect in what you say or do. Always Salute Scout Masters and Guide Captains and other officials of the camp. Never use vulgar words in the camp or quarrel among yourselves. Participate in the Campfire and show your hidden talents. Because you will be remembered for a longer time. Be first to wake up early in the Morning. Because there will be a lot of rush. ( I hope you understand that). Never irritate or shout at others have patience. Never say "NO" or "I CANNOT", say "I WILL TRY". Never think that nobody is watching you 100 eyes will be watching you.
Be Prepared Be ready to face anything and win the race. You can do anything and 39
be the king. Avoid the habit of being lazy and make it all easy. Be prepared all the time and you can aim to achieve the goal As We have attended some camps We have an idea of what to carry 1. A light travel bag or a medium size suitcase. 2. See to it that there are only 2 packs of luggage. Because it will be easy to carry them. 3. Log Book and the proficiency Badges. (Keep them in a separate polythene bags). 4. Scout / Guide dress including (Scarf, Belt, Woggle, Rope, Socks, Shoes and Cap for Scouts). 5. Sketches/ pen/Stencils/ Glue/ Rough notes. 6. Scissors, Needle and thread. 7. Towel, Hanky, Paste/Brush/ etc. 8. In case of clothes just take 2 pairs, if the camp is for three days. Do not forget to take a pair of white clothes for BP's six exercise. 9. ShoesBlack leather Shoes and Sport shoes. 10. Do not carry too much of luggage. 11. Keep your luggage safely and use keys. 12. Never carry huge cash (money) and Gold ornaments you are 40
responsible for that. 13. Take required Staves, Dharies, Ropes and other material from your school. 14. Recheck everything before leaving to the railways station. 15. Entire troop should "Pray to God" before leaving to the camp. It's a good sign. 16. Remember, the lighter the luggage the happier will be the Journey. 17. Please do not carry "Walkmans" or "Discman". You will have lot of fun that is natural and not man made. And last but not the least take photographs in the camp along with your friends and teachers. Because those moments will remain with you forever throughout your life in the form of photographs. This is what we (scouts/guides) have missed.
All the best and have a nice camping.
Draw The Campsite
This handbook is dedicated to our Scoutmaster Thiru T. Kumaravel
2nd Friendship Camp