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Instructional Campfire. Opening. Flag Ceremony - “I am Old Glory” Opening Song – God Bless America Fire Lighting Ceremony. Why Have A Campfire?. And they’ve always had them because they can contribute so much to an outdoor experience. “Because Scouts have always had them.”.

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Instructional campfire

Instructional Campfire


Opening

Opening

  • Flag Ceremony - “I am Old Glory”

  • Opening Song – God Bless America

  • Fire Lighting Ceremony


Why have a campfire

Why Have A Campfire?

And they’ve always had them because they can contribute so much to an outdoor experience.

“Because Scouts have always had them.”


What does a campfire accomplish

What Does A Campfire Accomplish?

  • It Can offer:

  • Entertainment

  • Fellowship

    • Ideal Time to Offer a Message of Inspiration

  • Education

    • Practice Leadership Skills


Four s s

Four S’s

  • Showmanship

  • Songs

  • Stunts / Skits

  • Stories

  • Planning


Program planning skit

Program Planning Skit


What have we learned

What Have We Learned?

A good rule for planning campfire programs is to follow the fire.


Showmanship

Showmanship

  • Showmanship is the art of attractive presentation.

  • Puts sparkle and life into the gathering.

  • Without it the program can fall flat.

  • JUST BE YOURSELF!!!


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Showmanship

  • Campfire Location

  • It can be conducted in any group setting.

  • Large enough to hold everyone in comfort.

  • Doesn’t have to be a wood fire.

  • A lantern or a candle work just as well.

  • Dress up the area

  • Create atmosphere


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Showmanship

  • Opening Ceremony

  • Often includes a dramatic way of lighting the fire.

  • Get underway with plenty of pep.

  • Use lively Songs and Cheers.

  • Sets the tone for the whole program.

  • Must arrest and hold audiences attention.


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Showmanship

  • Closing Ceremony

  • Quiet and Inspirational.

  • Message comes as fire embers die down.


Songs

Songs

  • Samples of Different Kinds of Campfire Songs

  • Scout Songs“On My Honor” Peppy Songs“Miss O’Leary “John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt” Action Songs“Head and Shoulders, Knees and Toes”“One Finger, One Thumb” Special Occasion Songs“Happy Birthday” Novelty Songs“Hey Ho;’ “Little Rabbit;’ “Da Da Da” Quiet Songs“Scout Vesper” Inspirational Songs“Trail the Eagle;’ “Hail Scouting Spirit”


Stunts skits

Stunts / Skits

  • One Purpose – FUN

  • Can train and inspire

  • Sources

  • Scouting Magazine

  • Boys Life

  • Books of Campfire Skits

  • Imagination of the Scouts

  • Must be rehearsed

  • And be approved by a Scout Leader


Appropriateness

Appropriateness

A good test is to hold them up against the Scout Law’s friendly, courteous, and kind.


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Appropriateness

  • Gray Areas to Avoid:

  • Underwear

  • Toilet Paper

  • Water

  • Inside Jokes

  • Use of Alcohol, Drugs, or Tobacco

  • Cross-gender impersonation


Campfire discipline

Campfire Discipline

  • Set the standard from the start

  • Flashlights

  • Booing

  • Razing

  • Disruptions

  • Throwing objects


Stories

Stories

  • Storytelling is an art

  • Anyone can acquire with practice

  • Need good imagination

  • Appreciation of good stories

  • A knack for showmanship


Types of stories

Types of Stories

  • Ghost

  • Humorous

  • Adventure

  • Hero (inspirational)

  • Miscellaneous (general interest)


Entertainment

Entertainment!!!


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