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Category Archives: Ropework

Time: 5 minutes
Equipment: 2 lolly snakes per Joey Scout (different colours for preference)
Purpose/Topic: Basic Ropework
AoPG: Intellectual, physical

Give each Joey Scout 2 lolly snakes. Teach them how to tie a reef knot. When they succeed, they may eat the snakes.


Time: 5 minutes
Equipment: knots three part cards
Purpose/Topic: Basic Ropework
AoPG: Intellectual

Terms: reef knot, figure of 8 knot, clove hitch, rolling hitch, bowline, sheetbend

The objective of these cards is to correctly match the images with the label.
Each basic card set should include Image cards, Label cards and Combined Image/Label cards.
Give each pair of Joey Scouts a complete set of cards. They should match up the labels and images, and then refer to the Control cards to see if they are correct.


Time: 5 minutes
Equipment: 1 lolly snake per Joey Scout
Purpose/Topic: Basic Ropework
AoPG: Intellectual, physical

Give each Joey Scout a lolly snake. Teach them how to tie a figure of eight knot. When they succeed, they may eat the snake.