Re: Pregnant scouts...
Randy Finder (NARAHT@DRYCAS.CLUB.CC.CMU.EDU)
Thu, 30 Jun 1994 14:15:00 EDT
>>2) BSA Specific: are a married couple who are youth members treated any
>>differently than any other two youth members of the opposite sex by
>>the Youth protection Policy(YPP)?
>Yes and no, Randy. The BSA's YPP don't really address the point of
>married couples in a unit; however, "Scouters' Sense" says that
If all else fails use common sense :)
>married youth couples are treated as married adult couples are
>treated: that they may choose to sleep together, AWAY from the other
>adults AND away from youth members; or that they may choose to sleep
OK I get this part. The two of them, off in another area....
>with another adult of the same sex in the "adult area" of the unit.
I'm confused about this. My example was for you that are married. Would
the wife of the couple (for example at age 17) be tenting with an adult woman?
>In this case, the married couple I worked with chose to do the former,
>and to sleep away from both adults and youth, in a separate tent
>together rather than to sleep separately with a tentmate of the same
>sex. Again, like any youth members, they are accorded the SAME
>protection as other youth members in any other situations.
This is probably for the best.....
And to throw in yet another wierdness, one spouse is a leader, the
other an explorer.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City