Break Flag

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Break Flag to start meeting or day


Flag prepared and Troop at alert


Leader nominates Patrol Leader (normal who opened evening)

Patrol leader announces, "Group*, Group alert" who walks smartly to flag
* Or Troop, Camp, Parade, as appropriate.

Patrol Leader then pulls rope attached to flag

Patrol Leader then takes 2 steps back and looks at flag (checking its right way up)

Patrol Leader then announces salute the flag

Troop then salutes the flag

Patrol Leader then starts the Scout promise and then rest of the troop join in

Patrol Leader hand drops to side

Troops hands then drop

Patrol leader then walks smartly back to patrol

Patrol Leader announces "Group stand at ease"


  • break
  • flag
  • open
  • troop

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