Re: Guide to Safe Scouting and Youth Protection Rules
Jim McMaster (mcmaster@SWENG.STORTEK.COM)
Mon, 18 Aug 1997 13:15:03 -0600
In message <199708181825.MAA19317@stortek.com>, Joseph Alessi said:
> This issue came up in my troop with the Scoutmaster. He sometimes drove =
> camp with his son and another youth in his truck. He stated that this wa=
> ok because the youth's parent was on the committee and gave his ok. Our =
> came down hard on him and said that he had to stop, because he was
> violating policy. His point was that each parent gives us "permission" t=
> supervise their children, but that a parent cannot authorize anyone to
> ignore a BSA rule.
Why is this a problem? The scoutmaster was not alone with a scout, his son
was also in the car. So he did not violate any YPT guidelines. That DE
needs to read the rules.
Scoutmaster, Troop 70
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City