Re: Limiting Troop Size
Mark Arend (arend@CENTURYINTER.NET)
Tue, 3 Feb 1998 08:52:48 -0600
At 05:27 AM 1/31/98 -0600, Debby Stowers wrote:
>The troop has grown rapidly and the committee
>is proposing capping the size of the membership.
>The rationale which is being used for these proposed changes is that the
>troop size could potentially reach as high as 50 scouts over the next 2 to 3
>months and key committee members feel that if the troop grows any larger
>with the current level of active adult leadership, the quality of the
>program provided would be significantly degraded.
I'm sure it could. But instead of limiting growth they should work on
increasing adult leadership. Any group which limits it's growth will have a
hard time maintaining its "target" level.
Mark W. Arend
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