Indian Campfire Ceremony

Items needed: flashlights, twigs and leaves to throw in the fire. Have girls in a semi-circle. All flashlights are off. As each girl says ď I sacrificeÖĒ sheíll throw the twigs and leaves into the fire.

Leader: I bring the light of scouting to kindle the flame of love and friendship. (Light flashlights). I call upon all Scouts to sacrifice all that is undesirable into the pure flames.

Scout 1: I sacrifice dishonesty. I take back this pure light to help me keep the Girl Scout Law. I will do my best to be honest and fair.

Scout 2: I sacrifice unfairness. I take back this pure light to help me keep the Girl Scout Law. I will be friendly and helpful.

Scout 3: I sacrifice all uncharitable thoughts. I take back this pure light to help me keep the Girl Scout Law. I will be considerate and caring.

Scout 4: I sacrifice all unhappiness. I take back this pure light to help me keep the Girl Scout Law.  I will be courageous and strong.

Scout 5: I sacrifice all that is impure. I take back this pure light to help me keep the Girl Scout Law.  I will be responsible for what I say and do.

Scout 6: I sacrifice all feelings of rivalry. I take back this pure light to help me keep the Girl Scout Law. Iíll respect myself and others.

Scout 7: I sacrifice disrespectfulness. I take back this pure light to help me keep the Girl Scout Law. Iíll respect authority.

Scout 8: I sacrifice all that is wasteful. I take back this pure light to help me keep the Girl Scout Law. Iíll use resources wisely.

Scout 9: I sacrifice all feelings of apathy. I take back this pure light to help me keep the Girl Scout Law. Iíll make the world a better place.

Scout 10: I sacrifice all unfriendly feelings. I take back this pure light to help me keep the Girl Scout Law. Iíll be a sister to every Girl Scout.

All We all are Girl Scouts. Scouting teaches us to be good citizens by building our character through training in intelligence, health and hard work, service and happiness. May God bless us and make us good Girl Scouts and thus good citizens of this country.