Re: Software Programs Available??
Robert G. Russell (grussell@UXA.ECN.BGU.EDU)
Thu, 6 Jul 1995 09:39:57 -0500
On Fri, 30 Jun 1995, Mike Derleth wrote:
> << Bill Williams asks: Does any know any type Window Based programs taht are
> real good? . . .are two programs listed in the Boy Scout Ordering Catalogs
> good.? >>
> I have been a huge fan of TroopMaster for many years. In fact, I made it a
> requirement of the last troop I joined that they purchase the program to save
> everyone time. If their PackMaster program is half as good, it's well worth the
> $$. It is the only DOS program that I'm still running. (This is a plus for
> other volunteers that don't have that P5-120 <g>)
> This program will automatically print a fascimilie of the BSA 3-part Advancement
> report form, that is accepted at many local council offices. (Reference to Fred
> Rogers mention of computer-generated reports)
> They sell an add-on module if you need to track $$ by scout as well. For general
> troop finances, I use Quicken.
> There is also a program, available on CIS's scouting forum called, I think,
> Cubmate that has had some positive press in that area.
> Mike Derleth
I have used the packmaster program mentioned above as well as
Troopmaster. Our Troop also has the Troopledger program and I have
purchased the Meritbadge counselor program. If you have seen one the
others look and operate very similarly, surprise <g>. I am pleased with
all of them. Hope this helps.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City