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Outdoor Sports and Games

Outdoor Sports and Games by Claude H. Miller

The Library of Work and Play, OUTDOOR SPORTS AND GAMES
INTRODUCTORY The human body a perfect machine--How to keep well--Outdoor sleeping--Exercise and play--Smoking--Walking Suppose you should wake up Christmas morning and find yourself to be the owner of a bicycle. It is a brand-new wheel and everything is in perfect working order. The bearings are well oiled, the nickel is bright and shiny and it is all tuned up and ready for use. If you are a careful, sensible boy you can have fun with it for a long time until finally, like the One Hoss Shay in the poem, it wears out and goes to pieces all at once. On the other hand, if you are careless or indifferent or lazy you may allow the machine to get out of order or to become rusty from disuse, or perhaps when a nut works loose you neglect it and have a breakdown on the road.

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The Library of Work and Play




Garden City New York Doubleday, Page & Company


[Illustration: A Boys' Camp]

[Illustration: Title Page]


I. Introductory

The human body a perfect machine How to keep well Outdoor sleeping Exercise and play Smoking Walking.

II. The Boy Scouts of America

Headquarters Purpose Scout Law How to form a patrol of Scouts Organization of a troop Practical activities for Scouts A Scout camp Model Programme of Sir R.S.S. Baden Powell Scout camp.

III. Camps and Camping

How to select the best place to pitch a tent A brush bed The best kind of a tent How to make the camp fire What to do when it rains Fresh air and good food The brush leanto and how to make it.

IV. Camp Cooking

How to make the camp fire range Bread bakers Cooking utensils The grub list Simple camp recipes.

V. Woodcraft

The use of an axe and hatchet Best woods for special purposes What to do when you are lost Nature's compasses... Continue reading book >>

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