Re: The whole alcoho...
Merrilyn A.H. Martineau (merrilyn@HAWK.NSTN.NS.CA)
Wed, 27 Apr 1994 10:30:46 -0400
On Tue, 26 Apr 1994 18:24:52 EDT,
Norman J MacLeod <SCOUTS-L%TCUBVM.BITNET@pucc.Princeton.EDU> wrote:
>Once again, everyone... Please rememebr that not everyone on this list is in
>the BSA or the GSUSA - and that many of us work under different sets of
>rules. Please don't be quite so absolute in your pronouncements or
>prohibitions, simply because that't the way life is in the BSA.
>I think that you will find that the only other Scouting nations that have as
>strict a prohibition of alcohol on camp as the BSA are those where Islam is
>the predominant religion...
There is a no alcohol, in uniform or at any Scouting event, policy in
Canada as well.
>Plese understand that NOBODY who is a Scouter will advocate that anyone
>should become legless on camp (or probably anywhere else, for that matter),
>and that Scouters demonstrating a strong tendency toward enjoying the auld
>grape too often will be politely asked to refrain from doing so at any time
>they are in a Scout Leadership role. If they don't understand and comply,
>they are generally edged out the door, though possibly not quite so
>spectacularly as I have seen in the time I have lived in the USA.
Merrilyn A.H. Martineau
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City