Re: "baptism" of fresh summer campers
Fried Kampes (Fried.Kampes@BIBL.WKAO.WAU.NL)
Thu, 20 Oct 1994 11:30:36 +0100
Thanks very much to all of you who mailed in response to my question of
tuesday, october 11.
Though the bulk of your reactions contained a discussion that in our Troop we
already had (with very much the same result, I might add), some offered what
I really asked for: ideas and suggestions for alternative ways to present
first-year summer campers with a formal ceremony of induction.
Mind you, the discussion is OK with me, if only because we have to keep
thinking about what we do, and why wo do it, in the best interest of our Boys!
But IMHO just saying that, from now on, the tradition of many many years is
discarded, is not the right way to deal with what the boys really want! I
still think, it is in the interest of the boys to offer them a good and
So your ideas and suggestions are still more then welcome!!
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City