Re: Women at camp? Any bets?
Bob Haar (rhaar@ALBERT.CS.GMR.COM)
Thu, 13 May 1993 11:18:12 EDT
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> There was more than a few surprised faces at the district committee
> meeting last night when the DE announced that the new (mostly female)
> hospital Explorer post he just got started was working hard to raise
> money for summer camp. Where are they going? The same camp with
> everybody else. Has this been cleared with the camp? No, but "I'm
> pretty sure I can convince the camp director." Now, there's been
> women on camp staff before, especially on the cub side, in fact,
> the waterfront director is a young woman this year (I guess they
> decided that since women are ok'd for combat roles, that the
> waterfront is a good place to start <gr>), but they've never had
> women campers before, at least during summer camp.
Don't you have any women in adult leadership positions in the troops.
Haven't they attended summer camp with their troops?
We have had female adult leaders camping with troops at summer
camp for several years. I've heard of any problems. There really
should not be any as long as BSA policies and common sense
>Any bets on
> whether he (the DE) can pull this off??
If not, then you need a new DE.
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