This section is from the book "Scouting For Rural Boys. A Manual For Leaders", by Boy scouts of America. See also: Outdoor Adventure Manual: Essential Scouting Skills for the Great Outdoors.
1. Composed of boys from both town and farm.
2. Scoutmaster develops the program to meet both rural and urban interests.
3. Farm boys may constitute one (or more) Patrols of the Troop.
4. Projects for farm boys must gear into chores, Saturday and vacation farm work.
6. The farm boy Patrols can schedule camps, activities and outings to fit the rural boy's calendar and needs.
7. Three meetings a month of a rural group may be on a Patrol basis; one as a Troop, the latter sometimes best on a Saturday in the day time.
8. The Scoutmaster, Assistants and Troop Committee register as Scouters ($1.00 each) and receive the magazine "Scouting" alike in rural and city Troops.
GRADING STRAWBERRIES-NEW JERSEY.
1. Smaller numbers, from 2 to 8 boys.
2. Three fathers approve Scoutmaster. No sponsoring institution or committee needed.
3. Patrol easy to start; may meet in homes or other convenient places near at hand. No institutional meeting place required.
4. The Scoutmaster is registered as a Scouter ($1.00) and receives "Scouting." The fathers may also register, but are not required to do so.
1. Is not a neighborhood group; it organizes boys from many neighborhoods, with man leadership as conditions permit.
2. Lone Scouts and their "Friends and Counselors" may compose a District Tribe.
3. Tribe sponsored by District Committee or Special Committee-which should be representative of all the neighborhoods where the boys live. Committee selects Tribe Scoutmaster-all register ($1.00) and receive "Scouting" as well as "The Lone Scout" monthly.
4. Tribe meets monthly or even less often; meeting place should rotate to serve convenience of boys from many neighborhoods.
1. The individual boy of Scout age may become a Scout with a man "Friend and Counselor" whom he picks. Man must be approved by parents or teacher, and the Council.
2. The Lone Scout and his "Friend and Counselor" may unite with a District Tribe.
3. The "Friend and Counselor" is the leader. He is not required to register but may do so. In latter case receives magazine "Scouting." In either case receives "The Lone Scout" monthly.
4. The "Friend and Counselor" may attend Scouter Training Courses and may become a registered Scouter at any time.
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