More on Explorers, GS March 14
Lisa Varner (lvarner@FREENET.COLUMBUS.OH.US)
Mon, 13 Mar 1995 16:27:32 -0500
I assume you by the way you wrote this response you meant to send it to
SCOUTS-L, or else how would everyone remember March 14?
On Mon, 13 Mar 1995, Settummanque, the blackeagle wrote:
> Lisa Varner <lvarner@FREENET.COLUMBUS.OH.US> writes:
> >I was in the middle of a discussion about scouts joining more than one
> >Explorer Post to fulfill all their different interests. Is there policy
> >written on this? (Sorry if this is repeating)
> No. However, there is administrative policy that professionals have
> access to (it's found in the Adminstration of Exploring materials),
> that state that Explorers can be members of multiple Explorer Posts
> and also serve as members of a Boy Scout Troop or Varsity Team in
> addition to service in a particular Explorer Post or Ship.
I'm glad to hear this is possible, as this opens up many more opportunities
for my daughter as she gets older and her interests really start to evolve.
> For instance, as a youth member of Exploring, I served in a
> Communicative Arts Post (Post 294, WFKE-TV), an Community Service Post
> (Post 801) and with a Law Enforcement Post (Post 233) all at the same
> time for one year. (I couldn't decide on which one I wanted to stick
> with and since I started two of them, I felt that I couldn't quit
> them!). However, I was registered as a member of Post 294. At the
> same time, I was also a member of Troop 801.
So... this means, many Posts, one Troop. If my info is correct a Post is
usually connceted with a Troop. Was this hard to be a member of a Post
and not involved with their particular troop?
> >March 14 is coming soon. It has been toted as the first annual Girl
> >Scout's "Be Your Best Day". A day when girl scouts invite EVERYONE to do
> >something to "be their best". I was surprised this day was not mentioned in
> >our service unit meetings, but it was in council news. They
> >are encouraging groups to do something nice for someone else, do volunteer
> >work, help other groups or your community. Individuals can also observe
> >this day by doing something to make you at "your best"-quit smoking, eat
> >healthy, do an extra good deed.
> A gentle reminder....TODAY is the 13th! Tomorrow is the day that
> Lisa's talking about....let's all "do our best"!
Yes! So what are you doing? :-)
Lisa Varner << firstname.lastname@example.org >>
Haven't been there. Don't want to go. Don't need another t-shirt!
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