Re: Sleeping Arrangements for Explorers
Kathie Cerveny (kathie@DELTA.EECS.NWU.EDU)
Mon, 8 Jul 1996 08:43:13 -0500
The age in Exploring is until they turn 21. Thus, the YOUTH of Exploring
is up to the age of 21.
The rule states that no youth may sleep in the same tent as an adult. Thus,
a 17 or 18 yr old is STILL a youth in Exploring and may share a tent with
another youth, NOT an adult (21 or over).
Also - Females and males may not share tents - youth OR adults. The
exception is if it really is necessary, married ADULTS (not youth) may share
a tent. However, in most cases, this is also discouraged.
Hope this helps. I would certainly recommend that you purchase a copy of
the Guide to Safe Scouting. You will find most of your answers in there.
> I have a question that was asked of me a couple of weeks ago. I am
>an Explorer Advisor and the explorer "age" is ages 14 to 21 for Youth. Now
>in training courses and other materials it states that an adult can not
>sleep in the same tent as a youth unless they are family. In the Troops that
>means an 18 year old can not tent with a 17 year old so does that same
>theory apply to the explorers? Does that also mean that the 18 year old can
>not sleep in the same tent as the Advisors?
> The reason I ask is that I am soon to have an 18 year old explorer
>and trying to figure this out. Thanks in advance.
>L. Bruce Dollens
>Advisor Post 308
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