Re: Females at Camp
Rodger Morris (rodger@FISHNET.NET)
Sat, 15 Jul 1995 00:38:25 GMT
>In a message dated 95-07-14 13:17:41 EDT, you write:
>>Our troop has had a policy for approximately ten years that a woman
>>cannot stay overnight on a troop camp-out unless another woman or
>>her husband attend. The Committee Chairman states that this is a
>>national policy that we must enforce.
>Sounds like you need a new Committee Chairman. It is not "National Policy."
> It is merely the policy of a chauvinistic chairman with outdated ideas..
The Committee Chairman is wrong. He/she needs to be "calibrated".
My troop is going camping next weekend. We are a small troop. The
Scoutmaster and a male member of the troop committee are going
backpacking with the older Scouts. I have arthroscopic knee surgery
scheduled the day before the campout, so I will most likely be unable to
Two of our female Troop Committee members will be the adult leaders for
the younger Scouts on this trip.
I suggest that your Committee Chairman learn to use a computer and
that he/she subcribe to SCOUTS-L. He/she appears to be in dire need of
our "daily roundtable".
Yours in Scouting,
Rodger Morris <email@example.com>
Assistant Scoutmaster, Troop 852, Camarillo, CA
Ventura County Council, Boy Scouts of America
National Woodbadge 416-18, Philmont, 1973
"I used to be a Beaver..."
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