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Tue, 5 Jul 1994 13:17:00 -0700
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What about the bathing facilities on a high-adventure type of an
outing. I know of times when I have seen the entire troop move into a
lake or river to have an opportunity to get clean. It is a good idea
to do this all at the same time since you know that afterwards, no-one
is going to be fouling up the water with "enviro soap".
I have also seen troops cross rivers when we removed all our clothing,
put the clothes ontop of our pack, hoisted the pack above our heads,
and then waded across.
I think for campsites, I would be most comfortable with shower
facilities like you see at most public campgrounds. These seem to come
in one of two flavors. One in which you remove clothing, dry off, and
put on clothing in a shared room but have a "private" shower. Usually
private means a sheet of plastic. The other is a stall area which has
a seperate changing area.
Just as a thought, these things do not always mean that privacy in
ensured. I walked into a shower facility one time and after a few
minutes realized that the stall next to me had 2 occupants, male and
female who were paying not attention to the fact that they were no
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City