Re: Eagle Court of Honor attendance
Monte Kalisch (montek@MONTEKCS.COM)
Sun, 13 Apr 1997 22:51:39 -0600
At 12:03 AM 4/14/97 -0400, Rod Smith wrote:
>I have an Eagle Court of Honor coming up soon and have some concerns that
>the boys in the troop won't show up in the numbers that they should for this
>special award. At the last two Eagle Court of Honors this attendance from
>the boys and their parents was very disappointing.
>The problem is not scheduling. The Advancement Chairman and I believe that
>it is a problem with the 90's that the parents and boys just don't
>understand what this means. We have tried to verbally get this across but
>it hasn't worked.
>Is there any of you out there that have the same problem and have had
>success at solving it? I sure would like to hear from you.
Have the Scouts become PART of the ceremony. That way, you know they'll be
there to support their fellow Scout! They'll also begin to appreciate what
this high honor really means!
Yours in Scouting,
Monte Kalisch * mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
NCS Program, Ben Delatour Scout Ranch (http://www.montekcs.com/www/bdsr)
ASM Troop 191, Ft. Collins, CO
~ I'll always be an Eagle Scout! ~
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