Re: registration, leaders, and kids
Bob R L Ontjes 319-335-5457 (CWCRLOTS@UIAMVS.BITNET)
Tue, 17 Sep 1991 14:28:00 CDT
Paul Perry writes:
> >Children can not teach and lead children, it takes adults.
> This is true for cubs, but be careful saying this to scout parents.
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> the end of August to find that the "acting SPL" (the actual one was also
> on camp staff) had had no say in the program, and the adults were doing
> all the leading, teaching, etc. Scouts weren't given any initiative to
> work on badges at their own pace, because the adults were asking "why haven't
> you finshed tenderfoot" almost to the point of bullying. The CC's son asked
> her at dinner one night, "When are Kevin and Paul coming back?"
> The SM, CC, and I are now trying to regain control, but it won't be easy.
> Any advice would be appreciated. Luckily, the SPL has been able to step back i
> and lead meetings on his agenda, but our new ASM's are becoming restless.
Have the 'new leaders' attend Scout Basic Leader Training. It might
help and shouldn't hurt.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City