Re: bit of this & that
Ted Burton (tedbrtn@CYBERHIGHWAY.NET)
Sat, 1 Jun 1996 18:39:19 -0600
At 1:31 -06001, Joe Wallace wrote thus [I likely cut a lot out]:
>At the last troop committee meeting we discussed this concern and are
>wondering whether we need to develop a policy that clearly deliniates the
>role of parents on troop events. We have enthusiastic parents and want to
>use that enthusiasm to strengthen our outdoor program. I would be
>interested in hearing from anyone on SCOUTS-L who may have words of advice,
>antecdotes on how to approach this issue, or (dare I hope?) solutions to the
It's an adult patrol, with a patrol leader, and its own separate encampment
and meal structure, with advance notice, and advance planning just like the
kids. And unless they know the Scouting methods they keep their hands off
the kid patrols and just enjoy themselves. With luck they will cook good
meals and provide a tantalizing example to the hot dog and potato chip
patrols. And think of it as a chance to look over how they do and select
your next Assistant Scoutmaster(s).
Thank you for listening.
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