GREAT RIVERS COUNCIL B.S.A. COLOR BLUE BLACK WHITE PURPLE CLEAR RED Yellow LIGHT BLUE PINK ORANGE GREEN BROWN GREEN MARBLE BOOTS CANOES STARS MEANING Good Weather Rain Snow on the Activity Below Freezing Below Zero Full Week of Summer Camp Any District Activity Any Council Activity, except Summer Camp (this would include Conclaves) Order of the Arrow Ordeal Weekend National or Regional Event (except High Adventure) Philmont Any Other High Adventure Base (FL, MN, ME) Council JLT HIKE with Blue: Good Weather Black: Rain White: Snow WATER TRIP with Blue: Good Weather Black: Rain White: Snow Special Beads at Discretion of Organizer/PLC Some notes about beads: Light Blue can be used for OA Conclaves, training weekends, Starkenburg, etc. Those who organize district, council, and high adventure trips are encouraged to supply the proper color been to all participants as part of their fees. It is *encouraged* that one pair of beads be given per activity. Some units may elect to give one bead per night, however this is not the official policy of the Lodge. Beads are to be given for ANY troop activities, i.e. Campouts, Service Projects, Day Hikes, etc. The COLOR to be given for each activity, if more than one is possible, is at the discretion of the PLC. Cords are sold only as a set with the Totem.