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I. Introduction to Outdoor Sports and Games

The human body a perfect machine—How to keep well—Outdoor sleeping—Exercise and play—Smoking—Walking.
II. The Boy Scouts of America
Purpose—Scout Law—How to form a patrol of Scouts—Organization of a troop—Practical activities for Scouts—A Scout camp—Model Programme of Sir R.S.S. Baden-Powell Scout camp.
III. Types of Tent Camping
How to select the best place to pitch a tent—A brush bed—The best kind of a tent—How to make the camp fire—What to do when it rains—Fresh air and good food—The brush leanto and how to make it.
IV. Camp Cooking
How to make the camp fire range—Bread bakers—Cooking utensils—The grub list—Simple camp recipes.
V. Woodcraft
The use of an axe and hatchet—Best woods for special purposes—What to do when you are lost—Nature's compasses.
VI. Best Hunting Guns and Fire Arms
Importance of early training—nWhy a gun is better than a rifle—How to become a good shot.
VII. Sport Fishing
Proper tackle for all purposes—How to catch bait—The fly fisherman—General fishing rules.
VIII. Naturalist Camp
What is a true naturalist?—How to start a collection—Moth collecting—The herbarium.
IX. Water Life
The water telescope—How to manage an aquarium—Our insect friends and enemies—The observation beehive.
X. The Care of Pets
Cats—Boxes for song birds—How to attract the birds—Tame crows—The pigeon fancier—Ornamental land and water fowl—Rabbits, guinea pigs, rats and mice—How to build coops—General rules for the care of pets—The dog.
XI. The Care of Chickens
The best breed—Good and bad points of incubators—What to feed small chicks—A model chicken house.
XII. Winter Sports
What to wear—Skating—Skiing—Snowshoeing—Hockey.
XIII. Horsemanship
How to become a good rider—The care of horses—Saddles.
XIV. How to Paddle Canoe and Swim
The racing strokes—Paddling and sailing canoes.
XV. Baseball Pitching Lesson
How to organize a team and to select the players—The various positions—Curve pitching.
XVI. How to Play Football
The various positions and how to select men for them—Team work and signals—The rules.
XVII. Rules in Playing Lawn Tennis and Golf
How to make and mark a court—Clay and sod courts—The proper grip of the racket—Golf—The strokes and equipment.
XVIII. Photography
The selection of a camera—Snapshots vs. real pictures—How to make a photograph from start to finish.
XIX. Outdoor Sports for Girls
What to wear—Confidence—Horseback riding—Tennis—Golf—Camping.
XX. One Hundred Outdoor Games


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