Re: Cubs Camping
Marvin Rosen (marv@NEBULA.ISPACE.COM)
Thu, 26 Jun 1997 05:51:41 -0700
Sarah Jones wrote:
> here, it is excpected that Cubs will go camping.
> It is certainly worth it. I belive that I am preparing these Cubs to become
> Scouts. By preparing them, they can then go on and do more adventrous and
> challanging activities when they get to the scout section.
> Also, here, the Cubs do not go up at the same time ie, in June or whenever.
> It is far easier for us Australians at least, to given them a sample, of
> what is to come, from the time they join Cubs, rather than throwing them
> right into the deep end when they get to scouts.
> Scouting is a continuous thing and one that should at least follow. After
> all, you would not want your child to only learn to read in Primary (Grade)
> School and then have to wait untill he got to high school to learn to
> write would you?
Well said! We here in the USA should follow this example. Or are we as
adult not willing to do the more challenging things.
It would be interristing to find out what the drop out rate between cubs
and Boy Scouts is in Austraila and the US.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City