Re: Co-Ed Scouting Question
David D. Miller +49 6221 594535 (DDM@DHDIBM1.BITNET)
Wed, 24 Mar 1993 04:40:36 -0600
> I may be mistaken, but I've interpreted postings about co-ed Scouting in
> other countries to indicate that in at least some of those countries, the
> national organization has granted local units/groups/sponsors/whatever
> the option to be either co-ed or single sex. I'm fairly certain this is
> the case in the UK. Would this be feasible here (USA)? If not, why not?
The UK guidelines for implementing co-ed Scouting are available from
the listserver at TCUBVM. The filename is SCOUTS-L UKGUIDE.
From the introduction:
> It is important to reaffirm some basic principles:
> a. Mixed membership is to be an option. Boys-only Scouting remains
> equally valid and is in no way to be considered second best.
David D. Miller
Scouting in Europe - A Unique Experience
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City