Scouting for Girls Adapted from Girl Guiding
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Scouting for Girls Adapted from Girl Guiding

By Baron Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell
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  • SCOUTING FOR GIRLS
    • EXPLANATION
    • PART I THE BROWNIES
    • CHAPTER I BROWNIES
      • The Promise
      • The Recruit Brownie
      • The Pack
      • The Eight
      • Badge
      • Motto
        • WAR CRY.
      • WAR CRY.
      • Uniform
      • Tests
        • The Recruit
        • To be Obedient
        • The Good Turn
        • The Brownies’ Smile
      • The Recruit
      • To be Obedient
      • The Good Turn
      • The Brownies’ Smile
      • The Salute
      • Investiture of a Brownie
      • Second Class Brownie
        • Tying up a Parcel
        • Hemming a Handkerchief
        • Darning Stockings
        • Setting a Table
        • Binding up a Finger or Knee
      • Tying up a Parcel
      • Hemming a Handkerchief
      • Darning Stockings
      • Setting a Table
      • Binding up a Finger or Knee
      • Nails
      • Toe-nail Cutting
      • Teeth
      • Games and Practices
        • Day and Night
        • Dodge Ball
        • Cross Tag
        • Sculptor
        • Inventory Game
        • Testing Noses
        • Three Deep
        • Chasing an Owl
        • Turkey and Wildcat
        • Walking the Plank
        • Stepping-Stones
      • Day and Night
      • Dodge Ball
      • Cross Tag
      • Sculptor
      • Inventory Game
      • Testing Noses
      • Three Deep
      • Chasing an Owl
      • Turkey and Wildcat
      • Walking the Plank
      • Stepping-Stones
      • First Class Brownie
        • THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER
        • MY COUNTRY, ’TIS OF THEE
        • How to Change a Dollar
        • Reading the Compass
        • Clean Knives, Forks and Spoons
        • Make Doll’s Clothes or Brownie’s Overall
        • Knitting
        • Fold Clothes Neatly
        • To Carry a Message in Your Head
        • Applying a Triangular Bandage
      • THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER
      • MY COUNTRY, ’TIS OF THEE
      • How to Change a Dollar
      • Reading the Compass
      • Clean Knives, Forks and Spoons
      • Make Doll’s Clothes or Brownie’s Overall
      • Knitting
      • Fold Clothes Neatly
      • To Carry a Message in Your Head
      • Applying a Triangular Bandage
      • Proficiency Badges for Brownies
        • Group I. Intelligence
        • Group II. Handcraft
        • Group III. Service for Others
        • Group IV. Physical Health
      • Group I. Intelligence
      • Group II. Handcraft
      • Group III. Service for Others
      • Group IV. Physical Health
    • The Promise
    • The Recruit Brownie
    • The Pack
    • The Eight
    • Badge
    • Motto
      • WAR CRY.
    • WAR CRY.
    • Uniform
    • Tests
      • The Recruit
      • To be Obedient
      • The Good Turn
      • The Brownies’ Smile
    • The Recruit
    • To be Obedient
    • The Good Turn
    • The Brownies’ Smile
    • The Salute
    • Investiture of a Brownie
    • Second Class Brownie
      • Tying up a Parcel
      • Hemming a Handkerchief
      • Darning Stockings
      • Setting a Table
      • Binding up a Finger or Knee
    • Tying up a Parcel
    • Hemming a Handkerchief
    • Darning Stockings
    • Setting a Table
    • Binding up a Finger or Knee
    • Nails
    • Toe-nail Cutting
    • Teeth
    • Games and Practices
      • Day and Night
      • Dodge Ball
      • Cross Tag
      • Sculptor
      • Inventory Game
      • Testing Noses
      • Three Deep
      • Chasing an Owl
      • Turkey and Wildcat
      • Walking the Plank
      • Stepping-Stones
    • Day and Night
    • Dodge Ball
    • Cross Tag
    • Sculptor
    • Inventory Game
    • Testing Noses
    • Three Deep
    • Chasing an Owl
    • Turkey and Wildcat
    • Walking the Plank
    • Stepping-Stones
    • First Class Brownie
      • THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER
      • MY COUNTRY, ’TIS OF THEE
      • How to Change a Dollar
      • Reading the Compass
      • Clean Knives, Forks and Spoons
      • Make Doll’s Clothes or Brownie’s Overall
      • Knitting
      • Fold Clothes Neatly
      • To Carry a Message in Your Head
      • Applying a Triangular Bandage
    • THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER
    • MY COUNTRY, ’TIS OF THEE
    • How to Change a Dollar
    • Reading the Compass
    • Clean Knives, Forks and Spoons
    • Make Doll’s Clothes or Brownie’s Overall
    • Knitting
    • Fold Clothes Neatly
    • To Carry a Message in Your Head
    • Applying a Triangular Bandage
    • Proficiency Badges for Brownies
      • Group I. Intelligence
      • Group II. Handcraft
      • Group III. Service for Others
      • Group IV. Physical Health
    • Group I. Intelligence
    • Group II. Handcraft
    • Group III. Service for Others
    • Group IV. Physical Health
    • PART II GIRL SCOUTS (11 TO 18)
    • CHAPTER I HOW TO BECOME A TENDERFOOT
      • THE SCOUT PROMISE
      • THE SCOUT LAW
      • WHAT IS A GIRL SCOUT?
        • What Do Girl Scouts Do?
        • What the Guides Do
        • Convalescent Nursing
        • Frontier Life
        • Frontierswomen
      • What Do Girl Scouts Do?
      • What the Guides Do
      • Convalescent Nursing
      • Frontier Life
      • Frontierswomen
      • Why “Scouts”?
      • “Be Prepared!”
      • How to Join
      • Scout Ranks
      • HOW TO BECOME A TENDERFOOT
      • The Tenderfoot Badge
      • A. THE GIRL SCOUT’S LAW
        • How Camping Teaches the Scout Law
        • Nature Study
      • How Camping Teaches the Scout Law
      • Nature Study
      • B. THE SCOUT PROMISE
        • Duty to God
        • The Knights
        • Regiments in God’s Army
        • How to Become a Star
        • Duty to God and Country
      • Duty to God
      • The Knights
      • Regiments in God’s Army
      • How to Become a Star
      • Duty to God and Country
      • C. SIGNS AND SIGNALS
        • The Scout’s Salute
        • Woodcraft Signs
        • Signals and Signs
        • Hand Signals
        • Observation
      • The Scout’s Salute
      • Woodcraft Signs
      • Signals and Signs
      • Hand Signals
      • Observation
      • D. OUR FLAG
        • Description of the American Flag
        • Pledge of Allegiance
        • How to Fly the Flag and Show Respect to It
      • Description of the American Flag
      • Pledge of Allegiance
      • How to Fly the Flag and Show Respect to It
      • E. KNOTS AND HOW TO TIE THEM
      • Knots
        • The Parts of a Rope
        • Whipping
        • Overhand Knot
        • Running Noose
        • Reef or Square Knot
        • Sheet Bend
        • Clove Hitch (or Builder’s Knot)
        • Half Hitch
        • Bowline
        • Sheepshank
        • Fisherman’s Knot
      • The Parts of a Rope
      • Whipping
      • Overhand Knot
      • Running Noose
      • Reef or Square Knot
      • Sheet Bend
      • Clove Hitch (or Builder’s Knot)
      • Half Hitch
      • Bowline
      • Sheepshank
      • Fisherman’s Knot
      • F. DRILL AND EXERCISE
      • Scout Setting Up Exercises
        • I. Positions
        • II. Breathing
        • III. Arms
        • IV. Legs
        • V. From Lying Position
      • I. Positions
      • II. Breathing
      • III. Arms
      • IV. Legs
      • V. From Lying Position
      • Tenderfoot Investiture
        • List of Troop Crests Always Kept in Stock
        • A Cuckoo Patrol
      • List of Troop Crests Always Kept in Stock
      • A Cuckoo Patrol
    • THE SCOUT PROMISE
    • THE SCOUT LAW
    • WHAT IS A GIRL SCOUT?
      • What Do Girl Scouts Do?
      • What the Guides Do
      • Convalescent Nursing
      • Frontier Life
      • Frontierswomen
    • What Do Girl Scouts Do?
    • What the Guides Do
    • Convalescent Nursing
    • Frontier Life
    • Frontierswomen
    • Why “Scouts”?
    • “Be Prepared!”
    • How to Join
    • Scout Ranks
    • HOW TO BECOME A TENDERFOOT
    • The Tenderfoot Badge
    • A. THE GIRL SCOUT’S LAW
      • How Camping Teaches the Scout Law
      • Nature Study
    • How Camping Teaches the Scout Law
    • Nature Study
    • B. THE SCOUT PROMISE
      • Duty to God
      • The Knights
      • Regiments in God’s Army
      • How to Become a Star
      • Duty to God and Country
    • Duty to God
    • The Knights
    • Regiments in God’s Army
    • How to Become a Star
    • Duty to God and Country
    • C. SIGNS AND SIGNALS
      • The Scout’s Salute
      • Woodcraft Signs
      • Signals and Signs
      • Hand Signals
      • Observation
    • The Scout’s Salute
    • Woodcraft Signs
    • Signals and Signs
    • Hand Signals
    • Observation
    • D. OUR FLAG
      • Description of the American Flag
      • Pledge of Allegiance
      • How to Fly the Flag and Show Respect to It
    • Description of the American Flag
    • Pledge of Allegiance
    • How to Fly the Flag and Show Respect to It
    • E. KNOTS AND HOW TO TIE THEM
    • Knots
      • The Parts of a Rope
      • Whipping
      • Overhand Knot
      • Running Noose
      • Reef or Square Knot
      • Sheet Bend
      • Clove Hitch (or Builder’s Knot)
      • Half Hitch
      • Bowline
      • Sheepshank
      • Fisherman’s Knot
    • The Parts of a Rope
    • Whipping
    • Overhand Knot
    • Running Noose
    • Reef or Square Knot
    • Sheet Bend
    • Clove Hitch (or Builder’s Knot)
    • Half Hitch
    • Bowline
    • Sheepshank
    • Fisherman’s Knot
    • F. DRILL AND EXERCISE
    • Scout Setting Up Exercises
      • I. Positions
      • II. Breathing
      • III. Arms
      • IV. Legs
      • V. From Lying Position
    • I. Positions
    • II. Breathing
    • III. Arms
    • IV. Legs
    • V. From Lying Position
    • Tenderfoot Investiture
      • List of Troop Crests Always Kept in Stock
      • A Cuckoo Patrol
    • List of Troop Crests Always Kept in Stock
    • A Cuckoo Patrol
    • CHAPTER II
      • SIGNALLING
        • General Service Code
        • Signalling by Single Flag, or Wig-wagging
        • Semaphore
        • Signalling with a Lantern
        • Signalling with a Flash Light
        • Signalling by Sound
      • General Service Code
      • Signalling by Single Flag, or Wig-wagging
      • Semaphore
      • Signalling with a Lantern
      • Signalling with a Flash Light
      • Signalling by Sound
      • WOODCRAFT: OR, KNOWLEDGE OF ANIMALS AND NATURE
        • Eatable Plants
        • Nature Study in Towns
        • Stalking
        • Tracking
        • Horses’ Tracks
        • Games in Stalking
        • House Hunting
        • Hints to Instructors
      • Eatable Plants
      • Nature Study in Towns
      • Stalking
      • Tracking
      • Horses’ Tracks
      • Games in Stalking
      • House Hunting
      • Hints to Instructors
      • CAMPCRAFT
        • Camping
      • Camping
      • HOW TO BE HEALTHY—AND WISE
        • Exercises and Their Object
        • The Nose
        • Ears
        • Eyes
        • Teeth
      • Exercises and Their Object
      • The Nose
      • Ears
      • Eyes
      • Teeth
      • CEREMONY FOR INVESTING SECOND CLASS GIRL SCOUTS
        • Measurement of the Girl
        • Games to Develop Strength
      • Measurement of the Girl
      • Games to Develop Strength
    • SIGNALLING
      • General Service Code
      • Signalling by Single Flag, or Wig-wagging
      • Semaphore
      • Signalling with a Lantern
      • Signalling with a Flash Light
      • Signalling by Sound
    • General Service Code
    • Signalling by Single Flag, or Wig-wagging
    • Semaphore
    • Signalling with a Lantern
    • Signalling with a Flash Light
    • Signalling by Sound
    • WOODCRAFT: OR, KNOWLEDGE OF ANIMALS AND NATURE
      • Eatable Plants
      • Nature Study in Towns
      • Stalking
      • Tracking
      • Horses’ Tracks
      • Games in Stalking
      • House Hunting
      • Hints to Instructors
    • Eatable Plants
    • Nature Study in Towns
    • Stalking
    • Tracking
    • Horses’ Tracks
    • Games in Stalking
    • House Hunting
    • Hints to Instructors
    • CAMPCRAFT
      • Camping
    • Camping
    • HOW TO BE HEALTHY—AND WISE
      • Exercises and Their Object
      • The Nose
      • Ears
      • Eyes
      • Teeth
    • Exercises and Their Object
    • The Nose
    • Ears
    • Eyes
    • Teeth
    • CEREMONY FOR INVESTING SECOND CLASS GIRL SCOUTS
      • Measurement of the Girl
      • Games to Develop Strength
    • Measurement of the Girl
    • Games to Develop Strength
    • CHAPTER III HOW TO BECOME A FIRST CLASS SCOUT
      • First Class Girl Scout
        • How to Draw a Map
        • Judging Heights and Distances
        • Games in Pathfinding
        • How to Bank Your Money
        • How to Train a Tenderfoot
      • How to Draw a Map
      • Judging Heights and Distances
      • Games in Pathfinding
      • How to Bank Your Money
      • How to Train a Tenderfoot
      • COOKING
      • FIRELESS COOKER
        • Construction of Box
        • Rules for Use of Fireless Cooker
        • Average Time for Various Foods
        • Small Economics
        • Gas Stove
      • Construction of Box
      • Rules for Use of Fireless Cooker
      • Average Time for Various Foods
      • Small Economics
      • Gas Stove
      • NEEDLEWOMAN
      • HOW TO DEAL WITH FIRES AND ACCIDENTS
        • Accidents
        • First Aid
        • How to Practise
        • Games
        • Physical Exercises and Health Rules
        • Health Rules for the Home
        • Swimming
      • Accidents
      • First Aid
      • How to Practise
      • Games
      • Physical Exercises and Health Rules
      • Health Rules for the Home
      • Swimming
      • CHILD WELFARE
        • Health Habits
        • Bath
        • Food
        • Clothing
        • Sunshine, Air and Exercise
        • Illnesses
      • Health Habits
      • Bath
      • Food
      • Clothing
      • Sunshine, Air and Exercise
      • Illnesses
      • Proficiency Badges
        • Golden Eaglet
        • Life-Saving Medals
        • Hockey a Fine Game
        • A Scout Is a Lady
        • The Frogs in the Cream
        • Happy Housemaids Singing Hymns
        • Patrol Leaders
        • Example of an English Display
        • Hints as to Camp Orders
      • Golden Eaglet
      • Life-Saving Medals
      • Hockey a Fine Game
      • A Scout Is a Lady
      • The Frogs in the Cream
      • Happy Housemaids Singing Hymns
      • Patrol Leaders
      • Example of an English Display
      • Hints as to Camp Orders
    • First Class Girl Scout
      • How to Draw a Map
      • Judging Heights and Distances
      • Games in Pathfinding
      • How to Bank Your Money
      • How to Train a Tenderfoot
    • How to Draw a Map
    • Judging Heights and Distances
    • Games in Pathfinding
    • How to Bank Your Money
    • How to Train a Tenderfoot
    • COOKING
    • FIRELESS COOKER
      • Construction of Box
      • Rules for Use of Fireless Cooker
      • Average Time for Various Foods
      • Small Economics
      • Gas Stove
    • Construction of Box
    • Rules for Use of Fireless Cooker
    • Average Time for Various Foods
    • Small Economics
    • Gas Stove
    • NEEDLEWOMAN
    • HOW TO DEAL WITH FIRES AND ACCIDENTS
      • Accidents
      • First Aid
      • How to Practise
      • Games
      • Physical Exercises and Health Rules
      • Health Rules for the Home
      • Swimming
    • Accidents
    • First Aid
    • How to Practise
    • Games
    • Physical Exercises and Health Rules
    • Health Rules for the Home
    • Swimming
    • CHILD WELFARE
      • Health Habits
      • Bath
      • Food
      • Clothing
      • Sunshine, Air and Exercise
      • Illnesses
    • Health Habits
    • Bath
    • Food
    • Clothing
    • Sunshine, Air and Exercise
    • Illnesses
    • Proficiency Badges
      • Golden Eaglet
      • Life-Saving Medals
      • Hockey a Fine Game
      • A Scout Is a Lady
      • The Frogs in the Cream
      • Happy Housemaids Singing Hymns
      • Patrol Leaders
      • Example of an English Display
      • Hints as to Camp Orders
    • Golden Eaglet
    • Life-Saving Medals
    • Hockey a Fine Game
    • A Scout Is a Lady
    • The Frogs in the Cream
    • Happy Housemaids Singing Hymns
    • Patrol Leaders
    • Example of an English Display
    • Hints as to Camp Orders
    • PART III CITIZEN SCOUTS (Over 16)
      • SENIOR SCOUTS
      • THE CITIZEN SCOUT
        • Qualifications for Citizen Scouts
        • Citizen Scout Ideals
        • Suggested Activities
        • Badges
        • Activities for Citizen Scouts
        • Discipline
        • Responsibility
        • Sympathy and Fairness
        • Leadership
        • The Joy of Scouting
      • Qualifications for Citizen Scouts
      • Citizen Scout Ideals
      • Suggested Activities
      • Badges
      • Activities for Citizen Scouts
      • Discipline
      • Responsibility
      • Sympathy and Fairness
      • Leadership
      • The Joy of Scouting
    • SENIOR SCOUTS
    • THE CITIZEN SCOUT
      • Qualifications for Citizen Scouts
      • Citizen Scout Ideals
      • Suggested Activities
      • Badges
      • Activities for Citizen Scouts
      • Discipline
      • Responsibility
      • Sympathy and Fairness
      • Leadership
      • The Joy of Scouting
    • Qualifications for Citizen Scouts
    • Citizen Scout Ideals
    • Suggested Activities
    • Badges
    • Activities for Citizen Scouts
    • Discipline
    • Responsibility
    • Sympathy and Fairness
    • Leadership
    • The Joy of Scouting
    • PART IV CAPTAINS
      • WHAT IS GIRL SCOUTING?
        • The Need
        • What Need Is There for It?
        • Is Not Education Good Enough?
        • Sense of Duty to Others
      • The Need
      • What Need Is There for It?
      • Is Not Education Good Enough?
      • Sense of Duty to Others
      • WHAT REMEDY IS PROPOSED?
      • WHAT IS THE ORGANISATION?
      • A.—NATIONAL COUNCIL
        • Duties
        • Officers
        • Executive Board
        • National Headquarters
      • Duties
      • Officers
      • Executive Board
      • National Headquarters
      • COMMUNICATIONS
      • B.—FEDERATION OR STATE ORGANIZATIONS
      • C.—LOCAL COUNCILS
        • The Commissioner
        • Officers
      • The Commissioner
      • Officers
      • E.—PATROLS
        • Discipline of the Movement
        • Method
        • How to Apply the Training
      • Discipline of the Movement
      • Method
      • How to Apply the Training
      • THE PSYCHOLOGY OF THE SCOUTER
        • The Psychology of the Girl
        • Character
        • The Patrol System for Scouts
        • How the Scout Training Appeals
        • Camps
        • Religion
        • Nature Study and Good Turns
        • Rallies
        • Inspection of Troops by Commissioners
        • Give Us the Young!
      • The Psychology of the Girl
      • Character
      • The Patrol System for Scouts
      • How the Scout Training Appeals
      • Camps
      • Religion
      • Nature Study and Good Turns
      • Rallies
      • Inspection of Troops by Commissioners
      • Give Us the Young!
    • WHAT IS GIRL SCOUTING?
      • The Need
      • What Need Is There for It?
      • Is Not Education Good Enough?
      • Sense of Duty to Others
    • The Need
    • What Need Is There for It?
    • Is Not Education Good Enough?
    • Sense of Duty to Others
    • WHAT REMEDY IS PROPOSED?
    • WHAT IS THE ORGANISATION?
    • A.—NATIONAL COUNCIL
      • Duties
      • Officers
      • Executive Board
      • National Headquarters
    • Duties
    • Officers
    • Executive Board
    • National Headquarters
    • COMMUNICATIONS
    • B.—FEDERATION OR STATE ORGANIZATIONS
    • C.—LOCAL COUNCILS
      • The Commissioner
      • Officers
    • The Commissioner
    • Officers
    • E.—PATROLS
      • Discipline of the Movement
      • Method
      • How to Apply the Training
    • Discipline of the Movement
    • Method
    • How to Apply the Training
    • THE PSYCHOLOGY OF THE SCOUTER
      • The Psychology of the Girl
      • Character
      • The Patrol System for Scouts
      • How the Scout Training Appeals
      • Camps
      • Religion
      • Nature Study and Good Turns
      • Rallies
      • Inspection of Troops by Commissioners
      • Give Us the Young!
    • The Psychology of the Girl
    • Character
    • The Patrol System for Scouts
    • How the Scout Training Appeals
    • Camps
    • Religion
    • Nature Study and Good Turns
    • Rallies
    • Inspection of Troops by Commissioners
    • Give Us the Young!
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