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Story of Baden-Powell

Found a short and interesting documentary on the story of our founder. Enjoy the video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cpKqnBg4Ho

Use of Axes and Saws

Axemanship is an old-school skill that most scouts hardly know about in this modern day. However, the knowledge of using axes and saws properly is important and useful especially during camps in the outdoors.

Do read the below ebook before the next time you handle an axe or a saw!

eBook: Use of Axes and Saws [ original copymirror copy | 63KB | Source: ScoutBase UK ]

Life = Risk

The following video is a follow-up video to my previous post. While this video has no “scouty” elements to it, I thought this video was done very well and it has a similar genre as the previous video (see Invest in Scouting = Change the World).

What do you think?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0yetHqWODp0

Invest in Scouting = Change the World

Ever went for those motivation talks or videos in school/work? I am sure most of you have, but what about scouting motivation talks or videos? Well, the following is a high-impact video dramatizes the core values and character-building adventure of scouting that was produced by the Boy Scouts of America.

Enjoy!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIukXDfd07I

Scouting – PRICELESS!

Remember those “priceless” Mastercard commercials? Here is a video on “priceless” scouting.

Enjoy!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EH45y8ycmkk

Scout Law Videos

Did you know the Scout Law is different in different countries? Do you know how many Scout Laws were there in the first Scouting for Boys?

Answer: There were actually 9 Scout Laws which were as follows:

  1. A Scout’s honour is to be trusted.
  2. A Scout is loyal.
  3. A Scout’s duty is to be useful and to help others.
  4. A Scout is a friend to all, and a brother to every other Scout, no matter to what social class the other belongs.
  5. A Scout is courteous.
  6. A Scout is a friend to animals.
  7. A Scout obeys orders.
  8. A Scout smiles and whistles.
  9. A Scout is thrifty.

Over time and countries, these Scout Laws were modified for each country’s usage. A comprehensive source of information on all the Scout Law of the various countries can be found at Wikipedia.

Also, enjoy some commercials produced by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA for short) that were found on YouTube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXdSWVnz_W0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d28fwTC83Qw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAjBryHkeVg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKqWeze7xB8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S25U_CqVChM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gC0Wu0UK1Y

Map And Compass

Map And Compass Cover

Having your exploration test soon? This ebook would be a good read before taking that “hard-to-pass” test, to refresh your basics.

eBook: Map And Compass [ original copy | mirror copy | 540KB | Source: The Dump ]

Knotting For Scouts

Knotting For Scouts Cover

As a followup to my previous post on knots, here is an ebook on some knots commonly used by everyone. Enjoy!

eBook: Knotting For Scouts [ original copy | mirror copy | 1.18MB | Source: The Dump ]

First Aid

First Aid

First Aid is an important skill that every scout should know. It should be noted that first aid is not the definitive medical care/treatment, but the first assistance you can give to an injuried person. The following are some ebooks on first aid that should help brush up your knowledge. It is important to attend a first aid course if you wish to practice first aid, and not depend on these ebooks only.

eBook: Simple First Aid [ original copy | mirror copy | 32.3KB | Source: ScoutBase UK Factsheets ]

eBook: First Aid Guide [ download copy | 454KB | Source: Unknown ]

More external resources: BBC Health, First Aid Index, First Aid on your Mobile, First Aid Training Book

The Baden-Powell Story

Want to know more about our founder but reading books will put you to sleep? Why not read the story of BP in a comic-style book. See below for the link to the ebook!

The Baden-Powell Story Book Cover

eBook: The Baden-Powell Story [ original copy | mirror copy | 3.44MB | Source: The Dump ]

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