Re: NO LEADERS, NO DEN
Steven G. Tyler (sgtyler@EROLS.COM)
Wed, 3 Sep 1997 13:04:06 -0400
Carol Kelley wrote, in part:
> What do you do with boys (1st Year Webelos - Three of them) that have been
> with the Pack since Tiger Cubs and all of a sudden have no Den Leader.
> (Their Den Leader of two years moved to another city.) Each of the Parents
> of the respective boys already has a job with the Pack, CubMaster, CC, COR,
> Pinewood Derby Chairman - MC, Scout-O-Rama Chairman - MC, Christmas Party
> Chairman - MC. We had three new fourth graders sign up at Roundup, but
> their parents are not willing to be leader. We did tell them that if there
> is no leader, there will not be a den. Still no volunteers. I am not
> really willing to tell these boys or their parents (including myself) that
> they cannot be in the Pack.
Carol, there's really only one answer -- one of the parents MUST serve
as DL. Fortunately, you've got active parents, but for my nickel, the
DEN functions are more important than the PACK functions. If that means
giving that person a pass on the Pack level, so be it.
Steve on Cattail Creek
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