|Ideas for Names
Big Chief Falling Down (GIC)
Little Chief Running Nose (QM)
Medicine Man (First-Aider)
Minne-ha-ha-ha - Unit Helper
The girls then went on to adopt individual names, some less
authentic than others!
Crafts : Bead work; bows and arrows, moccasins (we got
hold of a lot of leather offcuts), model tepees, canoes and
totem poles etc.. Each patrol also made a large totem pole for
outside their tent.
Outdoor activities : pioneering – rope bridges, BIG
tepee (not very successful), backwoods cooking. Every camp-fire
song vaguely related to the theme – Land of the Silver Birch,
We are the Red Men (not PC, I gather, but it doesn’t have the
same perjorative meaning in the UK), Take me back to the Black
Hills, I’m an Indian too, Black Crow’s Spirit. Tracking in the
Camp Challenges : invent pictograph language and send
messages to another patrol / unit; costumes for Patrol mascots
or own teddy bear, decorate patrol tent, scavenger hunt etc.