Hudy, Keith (Keith.Hudy@MSFC.NASA.GOV)
Mon, 30 Jun 1997 08:45:26 -0500
I think that it is great that your son is in scouts. I don't think that
starting at age 13 is a problem. Your son has to realize that he may be
doing scout things with boys 11 or 12 years old. And if your son has any
ambition to be an Eagle scout, he still has plenty of time to earn it. I
think that we (as leaders) should try and recruit more older boys into
scouting. Not every boy is an Eagle scout! If the boy is in scouting for
just a couple of years, he might get something out of scouting that will
stay with him for a lifetime
(ie. Be Prepared).
>From: Felicia M. Ciaudelli[SMTP:ek751@CLEVELAND.FREENET.EDU]
>Reply To: Felicia M. Ciaudelli
>Sent: Monday, June 30, 1997 7:54 AM
>To: Multiple recipients of list SCOUTS-L
>Good morning, everyone!! My name is Felicia Ciaudelli of
>Bensalem PA, just outside Northeast Philly. I used to be a part
>of SCOUTS-L some time ago, and now I'm returning. Back about
>20 years ago (gasp!! where does the time go?) I was a Girl Scout,
>member of Cadette troop 1172, Freedom Valley Council.
>Now, my 13 year old son, Joseph, is a Boy Scout (joined two
>months ago) and a member of Troop 132, Bucks County Council, in
>PA. He's been oin three camping trips so far, the latest being
>to the Cosast (whoa, that was some tyo typo!! And my backspace
>key won't backspace) *Coast* Guard Acadamy in Cape may, NJ. He'll
>be going to the Jamboree next month, and straight from there to
>huis first week-long Scout camp in Maryland.
>Has anylne (oops again!) anyone else had experiencing wo with
>their kids joining Scouts late? Joseph enjouys it, thank
>goodness, and seems to be doing well.
>Well, that's about all of my rambling for now! Looking forward
>to meeting all of you - have a super day!!
>Bucks County Ciouncil
>(My apologies for the typos - must be the caffeine kicking in!!)
>I can also be reached at email@example.com
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