Re: Official BSA Home Page
Joseph Davenport (josephd@DIRECTNET.COM)
Thu, 22 Jun 1995 13:20:12 -0700
>OK folks. You're not going to believe this, but I was on a campt
>visitation this morning along with our area executive. He said that the
>BSA was considering a Home Page. Scouting makes it to the twentieth
>century! I'll believe it when I see it, but at least it's a good sign.
Don't count on scouting entering the 20th century too soon. Our pack in
Burbank just set up an internet booth at Scout-O-Rama with two Silicon
Grapics computers hooked up tho the Web via modems. Visitors to our booth
were able to brose through web pages of scout groups from around the world.
The Scout-O-Rama theme was "Scouting Arround the World". In spite of this
the judges ignored us completly and we didn't even get an honorable
It will be some time before they take computers seriosly. This is starnge
when you look at the requirements for the Communicator activity badge.
Just my 2 cents worth.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City