Re: CAN: Groups and GSL's
Geoff Green (ggre1@AURORA.CC.MONASH.EDU.AU)
Mon, 21 Nov 1994 16:58:37 +1100
On Sun, 20 Nov 1994, Patrick Lam wrote:
> Does this really make sense? One of the worst things that can happen
> to a Scout Troop is to have leaders who treat them like Cubs. And
> I'm not sure enough people know about all sections, including Rovers.
> I think Cub Leaders have more in common with other Cub Leaders than
> with Rover Advisors. There's already a single ref point for each
> section leader.
In Australia we have a district structure to support the leaders. This is
made up of a District Commissioner, District Cub Leader, District Scout
Leader, And if there are enough venturers in a district there is a District
Venturer Leader. Most groups don't have joeys yet so the joey leader
support is run at the area or region level (area/region = about 10 to 20
districts - the next level in the hirarchy)
Rovers are the same as joeys due to lack of numbers so they have an area
rover council run by the rovers.
each of these district and area staff are suppose to co-ordinate larger
activities (many groups together), and pass messages and new information
down the hirarchies. They are suppose to also assist with new
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City