1965 (July) POR - First Class
The candidate must have passed the Second Class test and show that she is trying to keep the Brownie Promise.
1) Know the alphabet in semaphore; send and read three letters out of four correctly; send and read simple words.
2) Know and understand the meaning of the first and last verses of 'God Save the Queen'.
3) Set a compass and know eight points.
4) Have taken care of a plant, from seed or bulb, and describe to the tester something about the way it has grown, and how it was looked after.
5) Using any slip knot, tie up and address a parcel for the post.
6) Knit a child's garment or a teacosy or hot water bottle cover.
7) Lay and light a fire. If local conditions make this impossible the following may be substituted: Wash and iron a Brownie tie.
8) Cook one of the following: a pudding; a vegetable; porridge; small cakes; or equivalent, or Prepare a mixed salad.
9) Make tea.
10) Fold clothes neatly.
11) Throw a ball overarm to land over a line 10 yds. away within two side lines 3 yds apart.
12) Skip thirty times without a break, turning the rope backwards, and skip any two fancy steps such as: feet crossing; pointing toes forward; turning rope quickly ('pepper'); hopping with knee raising.
13) Carry a message of at least twelve words in her head for over five minutes and deliver it correctly.
14) Clean and bind up a cut finger and grazed knee.
15) Know what to do if clothing catches fire.
16) Clean shoes.
Note: The candidate must be ready to be tested in all sections on the same day. If necessary the test may be taken on two days, provided that the interval is not more than approximately one week.
Alternative Tests for Extension Brownies:
Hospital, Physically Handicapped, and Post Groups
1) Know the alphabet in semaphore; send and read three letters out of four correctly; send and read simple words. (The semaphore may be sent with the aid of a cardboard model or other mechanical arms).
6) Make something useful.
8) Be able to peel potatoes, or prepare fruit for stewing.
9) Give directions for making tea.
11) Throw a ball overarm to land over a line 10 yds. away within two side lines 3 yds apart (distance according to capacity, and/or in any style).
12) Jump 18 in. high; or perform a sequence of rhythmic hand claps showing four different patterns.
1) Know the alphabet in morse; send and read three letters out of four correctly; send and read simple words or know the manual alphabet as adapted for the deaf/blind.
3) Know eight points of the compass.
7) Lay a fire for someone to light.
8) Prepare a milk pudding or prepare fruit for stewing.
9) Fill up a glass with water from the tap without letting it overflow.
SEN Group1) Know the alphabet in semaphore (number of letters according to capacity but not less than ten).