Webelos Dues and Boys Life
alan houser (houser@CEDR.LBL.GOV)
Mon, 2 May 1994 12:00:14 -0700
When Berkeley Pack 1 set dues for a second boy in the family at
$35 (regular dues were $50), we included Boy's Life for both (or all)
boys. That made a net loss for first year Cubs, but we figured we more
than made up for it in the contributions by the parents, since parent(s)
of more than one Scout were likely to be more active in the den and
pack program. We did save some money if we only registered one
parent, but occasionally we did register both and ate the cost.
Regarding multiple copies of Boy's Life per family, I used to be able
to tell when the latest issue had arrived by seeing all three of my
sons sprawled across the living room floor, each reading his own copy.
My Troop committee chair has also told of the times she swiped her
brother's copy to read.
Nowadays, my oldest son tends not to read it much anymore, though he
did scurry to find some of his back issues while searching for an Eagle
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City