Re: Eagle Project Leadership
Doug Roach (djroach@IX.NETCOM.COM)
Tue, 8 Jul 1997 22:08:19 -0400
Dick Sofian wrote:
> My son is presently undertaking his Eagle project. This will require
> good bit of research at local libraries, and the county court house.
> tried to impress upon him that doing the research himself would not
> demonstrate leadership, but that delegating those responsibilities to
> others would.He has subsequently asked me to do some of the work. For
> the record, I am not registered with the troop in any capacity,
> The scouts in his troop are all young, and do not have access to
> transportation to and from the county seat. Although it would
> probably be a great learning experience for many of them
> Any suggestions?
First...get yourself registered. This will then allow for you to more
effectively participate in your son's project when he asks you not to do
the research for him but to help provide the transportation for those
younger Scouts to get to the county seat. His leadership will be
adequately demonstrated when he makes all arrangements (timing &
transport) for those young guys to get to the research site and then
also gives them a bit of a heads up on how to properly conduct and
document the research needed and more importantly, keeps them on-task
once you get there.
Remember to have him include at least one other adult in his travel
plans and also suggest he ask about a tour permit at Council. (CYA)
As an exercise in decision making, why not collect and print out any
suggestions you get from this list, hand them all to him and then let
HIM decide what his best course would be.
SA Troop 10 - South Florida Council - Miami
"Got to keep the loonies on the Path..."
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City