Re: Scout speech outline
dave livingston (dliving@MINN.NET)
Wed, 5 Feb 1997 08:39:57 -0600
----> Can you please detail the "for every 100 boys..." section? =20
I referenced two things that may not be available to all.
The orginal aim of scouting.=20
"Our aim was to improve the standard of our future citizenhood, especiall=
in CHARACTER and HEALTH. One had to think out the main weak points in our
national character and make some effort to eradicate this by substituting
equivalent virtues, where the ordinary school curriculum was not in a
position to supply them. Outdoor activities, handicrafts, and service to
others therefore came to the forefront.=94
Lord Baden-Powell, Lessons From the Varsity of Life, 1933
For every 100 boys=20
12 will have their first contact with a Church.
5 will earn their religious emblem.
1 will enter the clergy
18 will develop hobbies that will last through their adult lives.
8 will enter a career that was learned through the merit badge system
1 will use his Boy Scout skills to save a life.
1 will use his Boy Scout skills to save his own life.
17 will become Scouting volunteers.
Two will become Eagle Scouts.
Dave Livingston firstname.lastname@example.org
Scoutmaster, Troop 522 Coon Rapids, MN
I used to be a buffalo,
SE 583 Camp Reeves, NC
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City