Re: G.O.L.D. and Our Future
Steven Featherkile (email@example.com)
Tue Mar 31 22:36:47 1998
Steve Griefer wrote:
> The only chance for Exploring to survive into the 21st Century will be a
> strong program that not only draws Scouts and Scouters that are already
> active, but calls out to the members of society that wants to take part in
> the program. As long as there is no real Exploring Infrastructure in place,
> Exploring will continue to suffer and shrink.
> Those persons across the country with the experience and the will, who
> wants to make Exploring a major part of Scouting, that next logical step in
> a youths career, should start working together to start changing the program.
> Exploring has to be seen as "the next step" by the National Office and the
> power that can really make a difference.
The only way we can make Exploring important is for us to volunteer for
important jobs at the district and council level, and then make
Exploring OUR priority. I got lucky. I'm the new District
Commissioner. It's politics, and as a former Speaker of the House said,
"All politics is local." Enjoy. It's up to us.
EA Post 319
DC Apple Valley District