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Camping For Boys

Auhtor: Henry William Gibson

Language: english
Published: 1911

Genres:

instructional,  adventure,  young readers
Downloads: 227
eBook size: 474Kb

Review by O. Brown, May 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'Camping For Boys':

Camping For Boys by Henry William Gibson. The author has conducted boys camps for twenty-three years so that he is not without experience in the subject. To share with others this experience has been his aim in writing the book.

Excerpts from the Book 'Camping For Boys':


... is great fun to live in the glorious open air, fragrant with the smell of the woods and flowers it is fun to swim and fish and hike it over the ...
... leader must have the ability to forget himself in others. Nowhere can the real play spirit be entered into more completely than in camp life. A watchman ...
... be holy: that he see no unclean thing in thee, and turn away from thee.]. Garbage. Garbage, consisting chiefly of trimmings of meat and vegetables ...
... they are cold. Pillows. A pillow may be made out of a bag of muslin or dark denim and stuffed with a sweater or extra clothing. Much better-take ...
... or director of the camp at the same time the campers should have a voice in the government and share in planning and participating in its activities. ...
... and grant us in the end the gift of sleep. -Robert Louis Stevenson. Requisites. All the major habits of life are formed during the teen period ...
... 24. Keeping from Sin. Romans 6:16-23. 25. Meeting a Stranger. Luke 24:13-27. 26. A Delightful Surprise. Luke 24:28-35. 27. Jacob's Bivouac. Genesis ...
... boiled 1 45 Salmon, boiled 4 Soup, beef, vegetable 4 Soup, chicken 3 Tapioca, boiled 2 Trout, boiled or fried 1 30 Turnips, boiled 3 30 Veal, fresh, ...
... Music by H. W. Gibbon. [Illustration: Music]. Morning Gracious Giver of all good, Thee we thank for rest and food. Grant that all we do or say In ...
... attraction of the camp-fire and the sound of the creatures that creep at night. Observation. Many boys have excellent eyes but see not, and ...
... scrapings from dry wood or punk tinder will easily ignite by the focusing of the sun dial upon it, and by fanning the fire and by adding additional ...
... the hole. If too small, this may be slightly enlarged. Cauterize with carbolic acid, then with pure alcohol. Keep the wound open for a few days. Run ...
... over eighteen years of age may become active members after leaving camps and receive active membership commissions, provided they affiliate with some ...
... the hair avoid using soap more than once a week, as it removes the natural oil of the hair. Frequent combing and brushing adds to the lustre, and ...
... named after the different colleges or prominent cities or as one camp named the league, the Food League after popular camp dishes, such as: Prunes, ...
... conclusions and of raising questions for further investigation. A group of boys interested in a study of fish may well be organized for an all-day ...
... favor. Thunder and lightning but add to the boys' enjoyment. What indescribable excitement there is in the shivers and shudders caused by an extra ...
... . A very practical book, containing instruction for planning more than one hundred games, including eight games in the water. [Illustration: Hiawatha, ...
... are initiated into the order and receive the emblem-the bronze eagle button. Boys who reach an especially high standard receive the silver eagle. Boys ...
... times of the days that have passed all too quickly-those days of close intimacy of tent life, where boys of different tastes, temperaments and dispositions ...