Re: Misc. / Soapbox
Lawrence E. Faust (lfaust@ATLANTIC.NET)
Wed, 16 Apr 1997 16:14:09 -0400
> One of the things we need to ask ourselves, upon discovering a Life Scout
> who can't seem to start a fire, or who performs first aid improperly, or
> who fails to meet our standard (even if it is a pretty low standard) for
> some seemingly simple task is
> What has this scout's scouting experience been?
> and the sub-set of questions:
> Has he learned to be a good citizen?
> Has he learned good moral character?
> Has he learned how to keep himself physically fit?
Another sub-set of questions to ask, perhaps the most important:
1) What kind of leadership lets this boy fall through the cracks?
2) Just where have the leaders been between Tenderfoot & Star?
3) How was he allowed to get so far without learning these basic Scout
Scouting is a way of life,
Cub Scout Pack 303
Gulf Ridge Council
(visit us at: http://rio.atlantic.net/~lfaust/pack303/index.html)
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City