DE: 25 years co-ed
Mon, 5 Dec 1994 10:57:31 GMT
On Thu, 1 Dec 1994 08:00:59 MET,
Joerg Janes <janes@IDS.SAARLINK.de> wrote:
>I think, the german DPSG-scouts, founded in 1929 have got co-ed
>groups since thier foundation ?!
that isn't right. Girls are allowed in the DPSG since 1971, so decided
on the 31st General Assembly of the DPSG in Hirschberg.
The protestantic male association CP (Christliche Pfadfinderschaft) and the
female EMP (Evangelische Maedchenpfadfinderschaft) and BCP (Bund
Christlicher Pfadfinderinnen) decided on their three General Assemblies in
1970 to come together as one, coeducating association. They finally came
together as VCP (Verband Christlicher Pfadfinderinnen und Pfadfinder) on
The interdenominational BDP (Bund Deutscher Pfadfinder) and BDPinnen (Bund
Deutscher Pfadfinderinnen) started talking about fusion in 1968, but the
girls drew back when the BDP drifted into an extreme left political
direction. In 1971 a big part of the BDP left and built the new BdP (Bund
der Pfadfinder). The BDP was excluded by WOSM and the BdP accepted instead.
New contacts between BDPinnen and BdP were made and on their joined
General Assembly 1/2.11.1975 they fusioned as BdP (Bund der Pfadfinderinnen
How early single groups started coeducate work before these official dates,
I don't know. I don't think it was before the late sixties.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City