Re: Camping Anecdotes
Paul H. Brown (phbrown@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Mon, 28 Aug 1995 14:02:31 -0400
On Fri, 25 Aug 1995, Mark Dryer wrote:
> A few years ago, while I was still Cubmaster, on one of our weekend
> camping trips it rained or drizzled the entire time. We had told all of the
> families (Cub Scout camping = Family camping) to bring rain coats or
> ponchos, one young man brought an umbrella.
> While all the other boys were outside playing games, hiking, or learning
> how to make fires with damp wood, Milton sat in his tent or under the dining
> fly watching TV (i.e., he recited _from_memory_ a day-and-a-half of
> television programming, complete with theme songs and commercials!)
I'm surprized that you brought a TV for him to watch. My troop would
rather play video games than bike, fish, build fires, or eat. We don't
encourage them to bring their games on our outings.
All opinions not "borrowed" from unattributed sources are my own.
Paul H. Brown, ASM T807, Great George Washington District, NCAC
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City