Re: Tigers to cubs
Kathie Cerveny (kathie@DELTA.EECS.NWU.EDU)
Tue, 5 Nov 1991 14:13:57 CST
YOUR MESSAGE with some comments.
> Having transferred several Tigers to our Pack Roster last spring, I am
> POSITIVE that in the Toledo Area Council the transfer fee is not charged
> for this change. The $1 is only chanrged for a transfer from one
> unit to another, and the Tigers ARE affiliated with our unit. When we
> get our charter and unit roster the Tigers and Tiger parents are all
-------------------The same is true in our council - but it is NOT a
National Council policy ----------therefore, there are councils who indeed
charge the $1.00 transfer fee - however, think about it --- $1.00 covering
the time of the home council person changing and sending the new info to
national - covering the cost at National of their person receiving,
entering, etc. Not a really good money maker!
> I too think the Tigers should be integrated with the Pack as much as
> possible. They are encouraged to attend all Pack meeting and invited to
> participate in all special events. We had a family campout this weekend
> at Camp Miakonda, and 6 out of 12 Tigers attended with a parent or both.
> This worked GREAT! I gave the boys the camp tour with lots of WHEN YOU COME
> TO SUMMER CAMP HERE IS WHERE THE BB GUNS, ARCHERY, BMX etc. is set up.
> It gave us (the soon to be outgoing leaders) a chance to meet, talk to,
> and "size up" the Tiger folks as our potential successors, and give them a
> taste of how much fun scouting can be!
> We have a Tiger dad as our committee chair THIS year, and we are looking for a
> asst. cubmaster to tap from this new group. Question: We are wondering how
> new unit leaders (Cubmaster, Asst. CM, Comm Chair) are chosen in other packs?
> WHAT'S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE: At our District Pinewood Derby, the Tiger cubs
> are NOT allowed to compete. We do invite them to our Pack Pinewood, and last
> year a TIGER was PACK CHAMP! He was crushed when he found he could not go
> on...and the rest of the boys were not excited about district since they had
> already be beaten by a TIGER CUB!!! Hmmmm.....I hate to admit this situation
> causes even the most TRUSTWORTHY folks to joke about switching cars for the
> district event!! Of course, we didn't allow it!!!!
> Joan Webster
> 5th grade Webelos leader
> Joan M. Webster
> Data Administrator, University of Toledo
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