Re: In The Beginning
Patrick Lam (PLAM@MUSICM.MCGILL.CA)
Tue, 18 Oct 1994 16:07:21 EST
>I find it odd that a Canadian should complain of this problem, since
>you are organized in Scout Groups like we do in Italy (while BSA
OK, the Cub pack I came from had no Venturers in that group committee.
That would probably explain why the Cubs wouldn't know what Venturers
are from seeing them. That group also had no Rovers; I had to find
another Group to join a Venturer Company.
The group has meeting nights scattered through the week, at the same
place. On the other hand, the group where I'm a Venturer has
4 sections meet on the same night (Rovers meet on their own).
It's just that they meet at different times, though there is an
There are a few occasions where the sections meet together, but
I don't think they did very much.. except let the younger sections
know that the older ones existed.
>When I was a Cub, I knew little of what Scouts did, let alone
>Rovers... there was an aura of mystery which did really increase
>my anticipation of Going Up!
If there's a good section to go up to, I think that letting the
Cubs know in advance can be a good thing; at least that's what we're
trying to do with Venturers; inviting Scouts to our activities.
Not all Scouts, just the older ones..
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City