The First World War
War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR.

FEBRUARY 1917

APPENDIX 3A

THE ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT.

Syllabus of Training for Scouts

Wednesday 21st Feb.
9.00 to 10.00 A.M. Conventional Signs.
10.00 to 10.30 A.M. Physical Training.
10.30 to 11.30 A.M. Practical use of Conventional Signs.
11.30 to 12.00 Noon. Drill.
2.00 to 3.15 P.M. Scales.
3.30 to 4.00 P.M. Ceremonial Drill with Companies.
Thursday 22nd Feb.
9.00 to 10.00 A.M. Map Reading.
10.00 to 10.30 A.M. Physical Training.
10.30 to 12.00 Noon. Prismatic Compass.
2.00 to 3.00 P.M. Taking Bearings.
3.30 to 4.00 P.M. Ceremonial Drill with Companies.
Friday 23rd Feb.
9.00 to 10.00 A.M. Map Locations.
10.00 to 10.30 A.M. Physical Training.
10.30 to 11.30 A.M. Rough Sketching.
11.30 to 12.00 Noon. Drill.
2.00 to 3.15 P.M. Reports.
3.30 to 4.00 P.M. Ceremonial Drill with Companies.
Saturday 24th Feb.
9.00 to 10.00 A.M. Observation.
10.00 to 10.30 A.M. Physical Training.
10.30 to 12.00 Noon. Night Patrols.
2.00 to 3.15 P.M. Lecture. Use of Scouts in new Organization.
3.30 to 4.00 P.M. Ceremonial Drill with Companies.
Sunday 25th Feb.
9.00 to 9.30 A.M. Physical Training.
9.30 to 12.00 Noon. Outdoor Work.
2.00 to 3.15 P.M. Information.
3.30 to 4.00 P.M. Ceremonial Drill with Companies.

APPENDIX - 3.A

THE ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT.

Syllabus of Training for Runners.

Wednesday 21st Feb.
9.00 to 10.00 A.M.Conventional Signs.
10.00 to 10.30 A.M.Physical Training.
10.30 to 11.30 A.M.Map Reading.
11.30 to 12.00 Noon.Drill.
2.00 to 3.15 P.M.Prismatic Compass.
3.30 to 4.00 P.M.Ceremonial Drill with Companies.
Thursday 22nd Feb.
9.00 to 10.00 A.M. March on bearings.
10.00 to 10.30 A.M.Physical Training.
10.30 to 11.30 A.M.Map Locations.
11.30 to 12.00 Noon.Drill.
2.00 to 3.00 P.M.Rough Sketching.
3.30 to 4.00 P.M.Ceremonial Drill with Companies.
Friday 23rd Feb.
9.00 to 10.00 A.M.Observation.
10.00 to 10.30 A.M.Physical Training.
10.30 to 11.30 A.M.Practice in Verbal Messages.
11.30 to 12.00 Noon.Drill.
2.00 to 3.00 P.M.Aeroplane Photographs.
3.30 to 4.00 P.M.Ceremonial Drill with Companies.
Saturday 24th Feb.
9.00 to 10.00 A.M.How to find NORTH without a Compass.
10.00 to 10.30 A.M.Physical Training.
10.30 to 11.30 A.M.Sense of Direction.
11.30 to 12.00 Noon.Drill.
2.00 to 3.15 P.M.Use of Runners in new Organization.
3.30 to 4.00 P.M.Ceremonial Drill with Companies.
Sunday 25th Feb.
9.00 to 9.30 A.M.Physical Training.
9.30 to 12.00 Noon.Outdoor Work.
2.00 to 3.15 P.M.Drill.
3.30 to 4.00 P.M.Ceremonial Drill with Companies.

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