Re: Easier Eagles
Mike Murdock (Mike_Murdock@UNT.EDU)
Fri, 28 Jul 1995 10:50:32 CST6CDT
> Terry M. Slade writes:
> [stuff deleted]
> IMHO...Drop family life and make pioneering or wilderness survival
> required. Most of the badges on the list are set to go along with
> hobbies or some fun skill. Learning masonry or electronics is neat
> and fun, but should they count towards Eagle. I think not.
> Bring back Orienteering and Nature. Scouts is a camping and hiking
> organization and should stay that way.
Not! Methods are a means to an end and not an end unto themselves.
Camping, hiking, and yes, basket weaving are only methods. Lose
focus of the goal and you're wasting your and the boys time. Don't
lose focus of the goal!
Yours in Scouting,
Oh give me a home where the Buffalo roam ...
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City