Re: Order in the Court!!
Don Izard (IZARD@UBVM.BITNET)
Thu, 16 Dec 1993 16:40:47 EST
On Thu, 16 Dec 1993 14:56:00 LCL Sinkey, MSgt Stephen said:
>How many boys show up for Troop meetings?
> - Average of 16
>What is the chaos level of your Troop meetings?
>(Rating of 1 - 10; 1="Fast Start Model" - 10="Wall St. Black Monday")
> - 6
> not counting monthy GYM/games/sports night, lower on BOR nights
>When during the meeting is it at its highest?
> - At lag times, while things are being set up. Note: Isn't it
> surprising how quickly paper airplanes, spit balls, and wads of
> paper can be processed, and launched! Before becoming a Scout
> Master, I had always thought this could only happen in TV comedy!
> DITTO ! Having the SPL there and ready to go CAN HELP !!!
> - Scout Master Minute [note: _I'M_ up front... ;^) GRRRRR!]DITTO!!!
> and when there's a guest speaker or instructor.
>Does it change as the year progresses?
> - Yes and no. Just like in school, the kids are nearly nuts anywany
> just before holidays, like Christmas, Easter and summer!!
>Who generates the most decibels/disorderliness?
> - First year Scouts PLUS older scouts without assigned jobs!!!
>How often do adults have to step in?
> - NOT oftern! Unless you count the JASM! We found that he is
> very good at keeping order and was a former SPL etc.
> Maybe we take BOY RUN meetings to the extreme, unless it gets dangerous!
> A review of excessive choas MIGHT be reviewed at the NEXT PLC.
>When do adults run the meeting?
> - RUN Never! Sometimes the main part of the meeting will be an
> ADULT doing presenation OR scheduled MB class.
>As in every good survey - Comments?
> - I don't believe there's anything that SHOULD be done to completely
> stop the chaos. When scouts have FUN, they make some nosie some of
> the time.!
2 cents from troop 202 Tonanawanda NY
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