Re: BOR Help -- to retest?
Jim Miller Sr. (JJMSR@AOL.COM)
Mon, 11 Dec 1995 12:20:35 -0500
In a message dated 95-12-08 13:47:06 EST, phbrown@CAPACCESS.ORG (Paul H.
>I 'spect it comes down to what can be readily measured. I can measure
>whether a scout can tie a bowline: just put a rope in front of him. Its
>a binary test (either he does it, or he don't). The test is very
>accurate and very precise. Anyone else conducting the same test on the
>same scout will get the same result.
>I can't as readily measure whether the scout is a good citizen, or is
>reverent, or loyal, or brave.
While that is true in many cases, I have unfortunately run across many scout
leaders who still think the purpose of scouting is to teach camping & outdoor
skills, and fail to recognize the main mission of scouting as character and
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City