CUB #l : The early caveman used fire to protect himself from wild beasts and to
warm his body.
CLTB #2: In ancient times the Phoenicians used fire on mountain tops or high
pillars as beacons for their ships.
CUB #3: The American Indian used fire to hollow logs for his boats, to fire
pottery, and for ceremonial purposes.
CUB #4: The pioneer used fire to forge rims for his wheels and bolts to build
wagons. The silhouette of the village blacksmith against fire was a common eight
in early America.
CUB #5: The cowboys in the old west sat around the campfire with a pot of
coffee and a pan of beans entertaining themselves by singing ballads of the trail.
CUB #6: Fire today makes the wheels of commerce and industry turn. In
essence, fire is. putting men on the moon.
CUB #7: Fire is the universal symbol of Scout camping.. The fellowship around
the campfire is one of the most lasting memories in the life of a Scout.