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Campfire Training Tool

Resource Materials you can DOWNLOAD AND EDIT!
How To Teach A Song
Sing-A-Long or Campfire?
Creating Campfire Magic
Planning Your Campfire
Campfire Planning Sheet
The Campfire Leader
Campfire Training Tool
Campfire Opening Songs
Campfire Opening Readings and Poems
Well-Known Songs
Well-Known Guiding Songs
Canadian Folk Songs
More Well-Known Folk Songs
Round Songs
Part Songs
Fun & Silly Songs
More Silly and Action Songs
Action Songs
Campfire Games
Yells & Cheers
Rousing Songs
Quiet Songs
Campfire Stories
Campfire Stories Continued
Stories, Folk Lore and Tales
Spiritual Songs
All About Campfires and Fire Starting
Indoor Campfire Ideas
Graces - Christian and Secular
Guides Own
Sample Guides Own Prepared by Guider Dusk
Singing Games and Dances
December 2014 - The Christmas Story
November 2014 - Feature Campfire - Live a Healthy Life! Food, Nutrition and Exercise.
October 2014 - Feature Campfire - Halloween
June 2014 - Feature Campfire - Pioneers
May 2014 - Feature Campfire - Garden of Life
April 2014 - Feature Campfire - Fairy Tales ... Dreams Really Do Come True!
March 2014 - Feature Campfire - Irish and Everything Green!
February 2014 - Feature - A Thinking Day Celebration - Together We Change the World
January 2014 - Feature Campfire - Sing, Sing A Song!
December 2013 - Feature Campfire - My Favorite Holiday Friends
November 2013 - Feature Campfire - Lest We Forget
October 2013 - Feature Campfire - I'm Thankful
September 2013 - Feature Campfire - Getting to Know You
June 2013 - Feature Campfire - Summer Fun!
May 2013 - Feature Campfire - As We Hike Along
April 2013 - Feature Campfire - Earth Day
March 2013 - Feature Campfire - We Can Make a Difference - Celebrating International Women's Day
February 2013 - Feature Campfire - The Klondike Gold Rush
January 2013 - Three Cheers for 100 Years - Happy Birthday Alberta Girl Guides
December 2012 - Feature Campfire - My Christmas Wish
November 2012 - Feature Campfire - Let There Be Peace On Earth
October 2012 - Feature Campfire - Autumn Is My Favorite Season
September 2012 - Feature Campfire - Make New Friends
SURPRISE! June 2012 Feature Campfire - The Olympics, One World, One Dream
May 2012 - Feature Campfire - Camping Adventures
April 2012 - Feature Campfire - April Showers Bring May Flowers
March 2012 - Feature Campfire - Soar Like An Eagle - Celebrating Native Culture!
February 2012 - Feature Campfire - A Garden of Friendship and Love
January 2012 - Feature Campfire - A Winter Night's Dream!
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What you will need to build your own Campfire Training Tool.


1          Orange Poster Board (Bright Orange) – Campfire

            - cut out a large square

            - fold in 4

            - cut one of the 4 folds to the centre

            - configure triangular campfire


1          Bitter Orange Poster Board – Flames

            - cut out 18 flames

            - draw accents on one side of the flame

            - label the other side of the flames according to chart


            - place a piece of Velcro on each flame,

    a matching piece on the campfire board to place the



3          Black Construction Paper (9 stones)

            - cut out 9 stone shapes

            - glue around the bottom of the campfire


3          Brown Construction Paper (3 campfire logs)

            - fold the construction paper in half

            - cut out log shape, leaving fold portion in place

            - draw accents on the logs

            - logs are laid on the 3 sides of the campfire


1          Pair of good scissors

            Red Felt Pen (place accents on the flames)

            Black Felt Pen (place accents on the logs)

            White Glue for gluing stones



Flame 1


Official Opening (Song, Thought, Short Poem or Reading)

Flame 2


Well Known Songs

Flame 3


Rounds & Part Songs

Flame 4


Fun Songs (Lively, Noisy)

Flame 5


Action Songs (Active)

Flame 6



Flame 7          


Rousing Songs

Flame 8


Quieter Songs

Flame 9


Story (Quieter, Fun, Folk Songs, Story Song or Story)

Flame 10


Spiritual Songs (Inspirational, Peaceful)

Flame 11


Vespers & Taps (Song, Short Reading, Spiritual Values, Prayers of Thanks and Praise)

Flame 12


Official Closing

Flame 13


Be Prepared

Flame 14


Appoint Keeper of the Flame

Flame 15


Speak to be heard

Flame 16


Be Enthusiastic

Flame 17


Be Flexible

Flame 18


Have Fun!


Fire's burning, fire's burning,
draw nearer, draw nearer ...