Stan Pope, introduction, new to SCOUT-L
Stan Pope (StanDCmr@AOL.COM)
Sun, 7 Jul 1996 01:59:43 -0400
Hi, Scouters, I'm Stan Pope.
Brief History: Reentered Scouting in '86 with my son and wife in Pack 209,
Illinois. Served as committee member, chairman, Webelos den leader, and
(after my son graduated) as cubmaster for 5 years. Now back on the committee
Joined Troop 27 as committee member in '90 thru '95. Meanwhile, served as
Cub Roundtable Commissioner (3 years) and am in 3rd year as District
Commissioner, Wotamalo District, W.D.Boyce Council.
Served on staff of council Webelos Resident Camps and district Day Camps,
mostly on BB Gun range with secondary duties as song leader, POW WOW staff
(mostly giving a "Pinewood Derby Car Design for Performance" workshop that I
developed), and College of Commissioner Service Faculty.
Training: Cub Scout Trainer Wood Badge (antelope), Boy Scout Leader Wood
Badge (beaver), National Camp School (Day Camp Program Dir), Philmont
Training Center (Cub Roundtable, Commissioner Administration, etc.), College
of Commissioner Service doctoral.
Recognition: Silver Beaver, District Award of Merit, Commissioner's Key,
Scouter Training Award, etc. (It was really thrilling to receive the Silver
Beaver and District Award of Merit at the same time as my wife, Barb,
Other: Married 34 years, children (3) topped out in scouting with silver
award, gold award, and (so far) "almost Eagle". Grandfather of two. Ham
(K9MFI) for 38 years. Enjoy all crafts. Employed as a "computer jockey"
(project leader, actually) for the major local earthmoving equipment
manufacturer for 25+ years.
Watching new Scout Leaders develop excitement for the calling. Seeing
youngsters grow. Creating personalized walking sticks for special friends
who complete their CST Wood Badge. Accompanying my wife to various POW WOWs,
etc around the mid-west. Meeting 6'2" Eagle Scouts who remember singing "Cub
Scouts Don't Wear No Socks" with me at Webelos Resident Camp! Watching Cub
Scouts (young and old) launch 2-liter bottles with one of my launchers.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City