Scout Honor Societies

OOBADOSTOOM (Mystic Order Of The Sons Of Daniel Boone) - Existed in the Jefferson City Council in the 1930's in Missouri at Camp Maries which was on the Maries River. If you take the first letters of Mystic Order Of The Sons Of DAniel BOOne and spell it backwards you have "OOBADOSTOOM". The ordeal consisted of candidates piling into a car then driving to Daniel Boone's last home near Wentzville, Missouri and sleeping in the Boone Family Cemetary for one night. Candidates had to place their hands on different tombstones in the dark and then write down whatever feelings or "messages" they received. It is unknown if the society had a patch. There are two known surviving members of the society, both of whom are Eagle Scouts and attended the 1933 World Jamboree.





Material found on this page is the work of David L. Eby and used USSSP, Inc. by permission. This material may not be reproduced without the express permission of David L. Eby


Scouts Using the Internet Cartoon - Courtesy of Richard Diesslin - Click to See More Cartoons
© 1994-2014 - U.S. Scouting Service Project | Site Map | Disclaimer | Project Team | Web Stats | Contact Us | Privacy Policy
USSSP is Proud to be Hosted by Latisys.com and Lunarpages.com.

Materials found at U. S. Scouting Service Project, Inc. Websites may be reproduced and used locally by Scouting volunteers for training purposes consistent with the programs of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) [Links to BSA Sites], the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) or other Scouting and Guiding Organizations. No material found here may be used or reproduced for electronic redistribution or for commercial or other non-Scouting purposes without the express permission of the U. S. Scouting Service Project, Inc. (USSSP) or other copyright holders. USSSP is not affiliated with BSA or WOSM and does not speak on behalf of BSA or WOSM. Opinions expressed on these web pages are those of the web authors. You can support this website with in two ways: Visit Our Trading Post at www.ScoutingBooks.com or make a donation by clicking the button below.
(U.S. Scouting Service Project Donation)


(Ruth Lyons Memorial Donations)