Registered leadership at Camporee
Steve and Marie Howell (howell@CROSSLINK.NET)
Sun, 19 Apr 1998 12:21:36 -0400
I have a dilemma, that I hope you can help me solve. I am PCC of a
Pack that is trying to get back on its feet from some problems we have
had. One of the culprits resigned, the others (Party B, I'll call them)
refused and we allowed them to remain.
Now, the dilemma. We just had our camporee. My son is a Webs I
(Webs II are crossed over already). Party B has the other Web I den.
My DL (I am assistant) was unable to attend the whole camporee due to a
conflict. Party B were the registered leaders (hubby and wife - hubby
is an Eagle). When one of my parents went to register, there was no
record of our Pack's registration. She waited for other parents to
arrive. In the meantime, male Party B came, saw the situation and
left. Turns out, he went to talk with the Troop we planned on camping
with and arranged for HIS DEN ONLY to camp there. (those were his
words). My boys were left to fend for themselves, with their parents
and NO REGISTERED LEADER. My DL came later, after one parent got a
campsite, and stayed the night. He left early Sat back to his
conference. Sat night, my boys and parents were without leadership.
Female Party B came and realized the situation and still camped with the
Let me say, that my hubby is not a leader, but is a camper which is
why he goes on these things. He is just a parent and was caught up in
this whole thing as well.
My question, any suggestions on what to do with this? I have called
an emergency leadership committee meeting and get everyone's opinion.
But as PCC, what should I do. I can't just let this go. They knowingly
allowed my den to be without registered leadership. I can't just let
Any help would be appreciated. Please respond here and at work.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City