Re: Youth Protection / Learning to Read
BILL NELSON (nelsonb@AZTEC.ASU.EDU)
Mon, 9 Feb 1998 18:02:51 -0700
><<Fri, 6 Feb 1998 10:16:03 "Edward J. Line" <ejline@CPIS.NET>>
>In the front of both the BoyScout Handbook and the
>ScoutMaster Handbook is a little pull out that most
>leaders NEVER read. "How to Protect Your Children
>from Child Abuse". On Page 12 it notes that boy scout
>troops are "encouraged" to review the materials
>annually. The word "encouraged" by most seems to mean
>"never" and some read this section as saying it only
>applies to "attempting" to obtain the video. That
>little pamphlet once torn out of the ScoutBook often
>goes right in the trash can.
I've noticed that it is updated periodically (more so
than the manuals themselves.) Maybe it should be an
insert in Scouting Magazine each year.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City
"A NATION owes its success, not so much to its strength
in armaments, as to the amount of character in its citizens."
- Lord Baden-Powell, founder of the Scout Movement