Sunday, January 13, 2013

Patrol Signs


Each troop of boy scouts is named after the place to which it belongs. For example, it is Troop No. 1, 2, 3, 4, etc., of New York or Chicago. Each patrol of the troop is named after an animal or bird, but may be given another kind of name if there is a valid reason. In this way, the Twenty-seventh New York Troop, for instance, may have several patrols, which may be respectively the Ox, Wolf, Jackal, Raven, Buffalo, Fox, Panther, and Rattlesnake.


Positions of Various Badges
Each scout in a patrol has a number, the patrol leader being No. 1, the assistant patrol leader No. 2, and the other scouts the remaining consecutive numbers. Scouts in this way should {22} work in pairs, Nos. 3 and 4 together; 5 and 6 together; 7 and. 8 together.

{20}



MONGOOSE
Squeak--"Cheep"
BROWN AND ORANGE
HAWK
Cry (same as Eagle)--"Kreeee"
PINK
WOLF
Howl-"How-oooo"
YELLOW AND BLACK
PEEWIT
Whistle-"Tewitt"
GREEN AND WHITE



HOUND
Bark "Bawow-wow"
ORANGE
CAT
Cry--"Meeaow"
GRAY AND BROWN
JACKAL
Laughing Cry-"Wahwah-wah-wah-wah."
GRAY AND BLACK



RAVEN
Cry-"Kar-kaw"
BLACK
BUFFALO
Lowing (same as Bull) "Um-maouw"
RED AND WHITE
PEACOCK
Cry-"Bee-oik"
GREEN AND BLUE




BULL
Lowing-"Um-maouw"
RED
SEAL
Call-"Hark"
RED AND BLACK
OWL
Whistle "Koot-koot-koo"
BLUE


TIGER
Purr-"Grrrao"
VIOLET
LION
Roar-"Eu-Ugh"
YELLOW AND RED
KANGAROO
Call-"Coo-ee"
RED AND GRAY
HORSE
Whinney-"Hee-e-e-e"
BLACK AND WHITE


{21}


FOX
Bark-"Ha-ha"
YELLOW AND GREEN
BEAR
Growl-"Boorrr"
BROWN AND RED
STAG
Call-"Baow"
VIOLET AND BLACK
STORK
Cry-"Korrr"
BLUE AND WHITE



PANTHER
Tongue in side of mouth--"Keeook"
YELLOW
CURLEW
Whistle--"Curley"
GREEN
HYENA
Laughing Cry-"Ooowah-oowah-wah"
YELLOW AND BROWN


RAM
Bleat--"Ba-a-a"
BROWN
WOOD PIGEON
Call--"Book-hooroo"
BLUE AND GRAY
EAGLE
Very shrill cry--"Kreeee"
GREEN AND BLACK


HIPPO
Hiss-"Brrussssh"
PINK AND BLACK
RATTLESNAKE
Rattle a pebble in a small potted meat tin.
WILD BOAR
Grunt--"Broof-broof"
GRAY AND PINK



COBRA
Hiss--"Pssst"
ORANGE AND BLACK
CUCKOO
Call--"Cook-koo"
GRAY
OTTER
Cry--"Hoi-oi-oick"
BROWN AND WHITE
BEAVER
Slap made by clapping bands
BLUE AND YELLOW



Each scout in a patrol should be able to imitate the call of his patrol animal. That is, the scouts of the Wolf patrol should be able to imitate a wolf. In this way scouts of the same patrol can communicate with each other when in hiding, or in the dark of night. It is not honorable for a scout to use the call of any other patrol except his own.

The patrol leader calls up his patrol at will by sounding his whistle and by giving the call of the patrol.
When the scout makes signs anywhere for others to read he also draws the head of his animal. That is to say, if he were out scouting and wanted to show that a certain road should not be followed by others, he would draw the sign, "not to be followed," across it and add the name of his patrol animal, in order to show which patrol discovered that the road was bad, and by adding his own number at the left of the head to show which scout had discovered it.


BLUE BUFFALO
on white ground
FLYING EAGLES
"Yeh-yeh-yeh"
Black and white on red
BLUE HERONS
"Hrrrr"
Blue and green
HORNED KINGBIRDS


SINAWA
Black on red
BLACKBEARS
Black on red
AHMEEKS SILVER FOXES



RED TRAILERS MOON BAND
Yellow on blue
OWNEOKES BLAZING ARROW


Each patrol leader carries a small flag on the end of his staff or stave with the head of his patrol animal shown on both sides.

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