Re: Special diets/other requirements
hilding holroyd (blustone!hemingway!hilding@UUNET.UU.NET)
Fri, 22 Apr 1994 11:16:48 EDT
> Coincidence!!! In the week I am asked to prepare an article on adapting menus
> tc to account for religious restrictions, you all beat me to it! (I haven't ha
> a chance to check my mail for a week or so....too many AGM's at this time of
> Can I ask those of you who are, or have had experience with Scouting activitie
> /camps with children and adults of a non-Christian background just drop me a f
> w lines of points to be considered. Kosher food has been discussed at some len
> th recently, and I also have experience of catering Halal (muslim food laws).
> ther diets would be appreciated.
> I'd like to expand the article to include activities/timetabling - for example
> being aware that an adult Muslim helper needs the time, and a place to pray up
> to 5 times daily, that a cinema trip is not a suitable trip for muslim girls
> (sitting in the dark with men,) etc. These are all things picked up by experie
> ce, and I think we have the facilities to share them.
> (Also, by co-incidence I had occasion to wtrite to my District Commisioner re.
> the use of specifically Christian prayers at District meetings......I think it
> was quite well-worded, and included some examples of "open" prayers, suitable
> for most of the major faiths we have in the UK....that probably won't stop me
> getting a reputation for being the "stroppy one from St Peters"!!!. That doesn
> 't fuss me too much - if I don't speak out, who will??)
> Yours in Scouting and Guiding,
> Rachel Haigh
When you have the article finished, I would really like to get a copy.
Never know when that kind of knowledge will be needed. I'll dig a little
to see if I have anything in my Scouting archives at home.
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