Re: Re: New Troop Standards
Mark Wilson x6386 (mwilson@POLARIS.ORL.MMC.COM)
Thu, 19 Nov 1992 14:11:33 EST
> From: Paul Russell <PRUSSELL%IUBVM.BITNET@ricevm1.rice.edu>
> Right you are! ScoutMaster Fundamentals is a great course, and it can
> teach you a lot, but it would have to be expanded many times over to
> cover EVERYTHING you need to know to run a SUCCESSFUL troop.
Yup! That's why there is Woodbadge and roundtable and University of Scouting
(Show and Do, for some folks) and the National Training Center at Philmont.
SMF is just that FUNDAMENTALS. If you look real close at the sylabus SMF does
the same thing as Cub Leader Basic Training. Both courses are designed to
familiarize the new leader with their related leader manuals and to point to
other resources. Neither course is the end all for training, but you gotta
SM, Troop 565
CC, Troop 565
Eagle Class of '74
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