Re: trained leaders
Jeff L. Glaze (jglaze@SUBASIC.SCIATL.COM)
Mon, 21 Apr 1997 10:23:22 -0400
At 02:33 PM 4/20/97 -0400, Marc Grey wrote:
>Dear Fellow Scouters,
> How do you deal with a troop campout where for one reason or another the
>scoutmaster can't go on the campout and there will be no trained leaders on
>the campout? It seems to me that with all the training that we promote in
>scouting that it ought to be mandatory that there to be at least one trained
>adult leader on a weekend campout. Is there a rule of thumb either written or
>unwritten in your troop which states the policy concerning this matter?
> Marc Grey
> SM Troop 317
> Davie, Fla.
As long as you have two deep *registered* leadership, you meet minimum BSA
requirements. If I were still a CR (Chartered Organization Representative) and
it was my Troop in the situation you mention, I would insist that these two
also go to Youth Protection Training before they took youth out for a
of course, I'd probably have to arrange a special YP training session with the
District Training Committee to get this done....
The CR does have "the power" to insist on such......
Former CR of Pack, Troop, & Post 477
Kingswood United Methodist Church
Jeff L. Glaze, Vice-Chairman
Northeast District Advancement Committee
Atlanta Area Council, Boy Scouts of America
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