Ninja Program Guidelines
Scout and Scouter joining Knot Masters will be given a test by a Knot
Ninja and will be assigned the appropriate starting rank and rope. Those
not ready for the lowest rank of Knotter will be given a string. Ropes
or strings shall be worn on the left side of scout belt secured with an
appropriate Knot Master knot.
a Scout or Scouter proves he is ready for advancement by tying all the
knots of the next rank (and all prior ranks), as witnessed by two
Scouts/Scouters of that rank or higher, he shall trade in his old rope
for a rope of the color of the next rank.
any time not interfering with other activities, a member may
challenge another of equal or lower rank, and if he cannot tie all his
knots (three attempts each knot), he shall be demoted to the next lower
rank for not less than one week. Disagreements shall be resolved by an
adult Ninja. A member cannot be reduced more than one rank per week.
member of any rank may earn the supplemental qualifications of Lasher
and Splicer, and shall wear his rope with an overhand knot at the end of
his rope for each.
||All rank advancements and
demotions shall be recorded in this booklet.