New Thread -Recruit young ladies
Bob Condon (rec@EPOCH.COM)
Thu, 2 Feb 1995 00:07:17 -0500
In Acton, Mass, There are probably 120 boys in scouting
within 4 troops. We product 2-3 Eagles per year and
in general, most the boys are proud of being in scouting.
There is probably 200 Cubs (a guess)
For Girl Scouts,
There are many in the grade 1 -> 5 grade.
In High school there are :5
3 of the 5 got their Gold Certificate (equiv to Eagle as I am
told). When their names were put in the paper, they were
truely harasses by their female classmate. They endured and the leader
wrote a letter to the class saying that she was discusted with
How does one recruit and retain girls in the program.
In Acton, I know that it isn't "cool" to be there and
the peer pressure overwhelming knocks them out of the
The local post is for those going into fire or police
so it gets little attendence from kids in our town.
Is this common ?
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City