Re: Females at Camp
Michael F. Bowman (mfbowman@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Thu, 20 Jul 1995 01:05:18 -0400
On Tue, 18 Jul 1995, Bob McGwier wrote:
> Mike, I am sure you are wrong. You must provide female adult leadership
> if a girl is present. You must provide male adult leadership if a boy is
> present. You do not need two of each (witness Philmont, Sea Base, etc.
> all of which require two adults, one of each if co-ed crews are involved).
> The Explorer Leader's manual says that in the event of co-ed overnights, both
> must be provided. Since Explorers and Venture crews (no more Varsity, they
> are all Venture) are the only place where co-ed involvement is allowed in BSA,
> then the publications concerning should be considered the primary authority.
I take it you were responding to my posting (apologies to other Mikes, if
not the case). In that posting I said:
>> * For venture crews and Explorer activities with coed participation, YPP
>> is real clear - you must have at least two adults over 21 and one must be
>> female, if the activity is coed.
I'm not sure that we have a disagreement - two adults (total) - one
female if a female youth member is present (coed activity) ???
Speaking only for myself in the Scouting Spirit, Michael F. Bowman
DDC-Training, GW Dist. Nat Capital Area Council mfbowman@CAPACCESS.ORG
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