Jeffery A. Chandler (chandler@BCM.TMC.EDU)
Thu, 11 Nov 1993 23:34:47 CST
On Nov 11, 11:40am, Lynn McKee wrote:
} Subject: Hello
} Let me take a few minutes of your time to introduce myself:
} My name is Lynn McKee, and I'm Scouter in Polaris District, Sam Houston
} Area Council, Houston, Texas. I'm active on the District Committee (Exploring
} (Roundtable & Explorer Officers Assn) and Training), I'm an Explorer Advisor f
} a High Adventure Post, and a Troop Committee. The post is primarily involved
} backpacking and SCUBA diving, but we seem to find plenty of other activities t
} keep us busy. Last summer we did the SCUBA Adventure at Sea Base, and next
} summer we are going to Philmont. One
} extreme to the other.
} One of my favorite 'other' activites was staging a small plane wreck at a
} camp-o-ree. Each troop was asked to have a designated (youth) emergancy first
} aide responder 'in case' we needed thier assistance. We tipped off
} the SM's at the Friday night cracker barrell. Then on Sat. evening after
} the dishes should have been washed, a demolitions expert set off some black
} powder charges, and the adult staff started running the the campsites hollerin
} for help. The responders then meet up with squad from the Civil Air Patrol (w
} just happend to be conducting an exercise near by ;-)) to find the plane. Wel
} the found the plane and some of my explorers who made up to look like victims.
} All in all, it turned out more realistic than we thought possible, and caused
} many (youth and adults) to contemplate the meaning of "Be Prepared".
} Well, I'm looking forward to exchanging ideas with y'all.
} Yours in Scouting,
} Lynn McKee
} Eagle Scout '78
} Advisor, Post 555
}-- End of excerpt from Lynn McKee
Hi there Lynn,
I'm a cub scout wolf den co-leader in Pack 615 Sam Houston Area Council
Glad to see someone else from Houston on here!
Den 5 - Wolf
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