Mark McCormack (email@example.com)
Wed Feb 18 07:22:59 1998
Shame Shame Cliff(tongue in cheek) calling us over here Venturer's, which
we are proud of as ungraceful? Venturer's as in to venture forth. The
original stuff that went with Venturers is the term "Look Wide". Both are
apt for teenagers.
See ya all
Mark (in the land where it is still summer)(hehehe)
At 11:39 17/02/98 CST6CDT, you wrote:
>I always thought that the name "Explorers" was very apt, as these young people
>are literally exploring every aspect of their world through our program. I
>can't imagine another name which would be half as appropriate. I CAN see
>confusion with the Boys Scout Venture Program developing should the Explorers
>be renamed "Venturers" (a rather ungraceful term), so perhaps "Rovers" should
>get the nod- it does seem to have some support among the old timers. But it
>is not at all descriptive of the program, nor does it have the literary impact
>of the name "Explorers". And as we all know, buzzwords are one of our more
>useful tools in motivating teens today.
>Advisor, Post 39
>Scoutmaster, Troop 39
>731 N. Catherine Ave.
>LaGrange Park, IL 60526