Re: Statistics - District progress sheets ???
Michael Rogero Brown (michaelb@SUNRISE.CSE.FAU.EDU)
Tue, 23 Nov 1993 13:55:12 EST
> Well Mike, I checked around on the above topic. No one in this
> area has ever heard of any such sheet or report. This goes all the
> way up to the Regional President. Do any other Canadian Scouters
> know of anything different ?
> In Canada, the progression goes as follows. I'm using the particular
> group that I am associated with as an example. I'm going to match this
> up with what I think the BSA equivalent is, based on listening to this
> list for about 2 months. Please correct me if I am off base.
Fairly correct for BSA, but a few errors:
> Individual BSA
> Sections Equivalent
> Beavers (5-7) A,B,C,D 5 Tiger Cubs
> Cubs (8-10) A,B,C 6-9 Cub Scouts
> 10 Webelos
> Scouts (11-14) A, Sea Scouts 11-14 Scouts
> Venturers(14-18) A 14-18 Explorers
> Rovers (18-26) A
Boy Scouts in BSA are from ages 11-18. Explorers are 14-21. While we
don't have Sea Scouts anymore, we DO have Sea Explorers. Also, we have
a sports-oriented version of Boy Scouts called Varsity Scouts which is
14-18. We tried once to have Rovers back in the 30s or so, but it never
> Group Committee (1st Bayridge) (No coordinating group between
> (Sponsor) Cubs and Scouts ?)
There is no coordinating group between Cubs & Scouts in BSA. The closest
there is is if a sponsoring group sponsors both programs. In some cases
there might be a combined troop/pack committee, but this is rare. Back in
the 30s or 40s, there was the concept of the `Scouting Family' where a
sponsor had a Pack, Troop, and Post. The idea of the Rovers came in to
play here, but this idea soon disappeared.
If you have a Pack, Troop, or Post, there should be a separate Committee for
> District (South Frontenac) District Commisioner ? D.E. ?
Districts are run by a `Key 3': District Commissioner, District Executive,
and District Chairman. There are equivalences at each of the above
> Region (St. Lawrence) Council
> Province (Ontario) State ?
The National BSA is broken up into Regions, at present 4 (used to be 6 and
before that 13). These Regions are then sub-divided into Areas, each Area
covering about a state or so.
> National (Canada) B.S.A. National ?
Yup. Please note that Regions and Areas are mearly operating arms of National.
Districts are operating arms of the council.
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