Re: How Old are Roundtables
Randy Worcester (RandyWoo@AOL.COM)
Fri, 8 Mar 1996 19:04:39 -0500
In a message dated 96-03-08 04:24:08 EST, Bob Fiedler wrote:
>When was the first Roundtables held?
>When did it become part of the Offical program?
>Where were the first Roundtables held?
For some of the answers, I refer you to the History of Cub Scouting available
through your Scout Shop.
A monthly pamphlet was issued in November of 1933 called The Cub Leader's
Roundtable. This was the forerunner of today's Program Helps.
They were first mentioned in the January 1941 issue of this publication. The
story reported that the Sequoia Council in Fresno had been holding them for
two years by then. They were also being held in the West Suburban Council
LaGrange, Ill, Seattle Area Council, and in Springfield, Mass, East Orange,
N.J., Wilmington, Del, Shreveport, LA, Glendale, CA, Roanoke VA, Detroit, and
Visit the Scout History page at:
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