Aids to Scoutmastership
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Aids to Scoutmastership

A Handbook for Scoutmasters on the Theory of Scout Training

About the Book

This is a reproduction of the 1920 edition (second impression) of Aids to Scoutmastership: A Handbook for Scoutmasters on the Theory of Scout Training by Sir Robert Baden Powell published by Herbert Jenkins Limited, 3 York Street Saint James's London S.W.1., printed by William Clowes and Sons, Limited, London and Beccles.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Introductory
    • The Material We Have to Deal With
    • The Church and Education
    • Scouting
    • The Boy-Man
    • Religion
    • What Scouting Is Not
    • What Scouting Is
    • Cadets, Scouts, and Guides
    • Possibilities
    • National Defects
    • Suggestion of Work for a Study Patrol
    • List of Subjects for Study
  • I. How to Train the Boy
    • The Failure of Education
    • What the Boy Scout Training is doing in the Meantime
    • The Scoutmaster’s Share
    • The Boy
    • Environment
    • Club and Camp
    • The Scoutmaster’s Duty
    • Loyalty to the Movement
    • Programme for Study Patrol
  • II. Character
    • Character Training Through Scouting
    • One Reason Why a Troop Should not Exceed 32
    • Character
    • (b) Sense of Honour
    • (e) Self-Reliance
    • (f) Intelligence
    • (g) Enjoyment of Life
    • Programme for Study Patrol
  • III. Health and Physical Development
    • C3 Men and an Ai Empire
    • Rifle Practice
    • Physical Development Drill
    • Health and Hygiene
    • Programme for Study Patrol
  • IV. Making a Career
    • The Scoutmaster’s Share
    • The Necessary Qualities for Success
    • “Pioneering” as a First Step
    • Technical Training
    • Employment
    • Employment Agencies
    • Industrial Ignorance
    • Employment
    • Programme For Study Patrol
    • Week-end Camps
  • V. Service for Others
    • Development of Outlook: Reverence
    • Self-Respect
    • Loyalty
    • Go by the Pace of the Slowest
    • Selfishness
    • To Eradicate Selfishness
    • Fair Play
    • Service for the Community
    • Programme For Study Patrol
  • Reconstruction
  • The Education Act and the Boy Scout
  • The Attitude of Labour Towards Scouting
  • Appendix
    • I. “How to Train the Boy”
    • II. Character Training
    • III. Physical Health and Development
    • IV. “Making A Career”
    • V. “Service For Others”
    • An Example of a Week-end Training Camp (Held in 1914)

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