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Camper Rank in 1971

Camper (Based on 1971 Requirements - Abbreviated Version) These requirements must be completed in five and one half days. If not, the must be started anew.
  • Observe the rules of your camp and show respect and courtesy to your fellow campers and members of your camp staff.
  • Pass a standard personal and tent inspection each day of camp.
  • Repeat the Scout Oath, Scout Law and Scout Slogan
  • Describe the Scout Badge and tell its meaning.
  • Tell how Scouting began and how it came to America.
  • Tell how a compass works, give 8 principle points and their degree readings. Use the compass to orient a map, then walk a compass course using the map taking at least three degree readings.
  • Take an orientation hike and demonstrate proper hiking methods and safety.
  • Whip the end of a rope.
  • Correctly sharpen a knife and axe and give rules for their safe use.
  • Do one hour of service for your camp.

Camper Candidate Card Circa 1971

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