Roping Together Minute
This Minute is meant for Boy Scouts.
four 4-6ft lengths of rope
work together to accomplish more.
You can use one of these ropes for knot tying practice or for tying a small package, but they're not big enough for really big jobs.
(Call up two or three Scouts and asked them to join the ropes together with square knots or sheet bends.) Now we have a much more useful rope, one we could use for pioneering or other jobs where we need a good length of rope.
These pieces of rope are a lot like individual Scouts. Your patrol and the whole troop work the same way. Scouts who work together like these ropes can achieve much bigger things. But remember that this rope is only as strong as its' weakest link. The same idea applies to our patrols and troop. They can't be strong unless everyone pulls together. Teamwork is important in Scouting - we rely on each other to accomplish our goals.
Strive to be a strong link in your patrol. Do the best to live by the ideals we talk about in the Scout Oath and Law. Learn your Scouting skills to the best of your ability, and take part in everything the troop and your patrol do.
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