Re: Adult Regisration
Barry Griffin (bgrif138@WAGA.NET)
Fri, 24 Apr 1998 22:06:55 -0700
Scott Patterson wrote:
> This is only my humble opinion!
> I tell adults who do not wish to register that they are not covered
> under the BSA insurance and that if they are working with youth it
> might be a good idea to register as a scouter for $7.00 and be
> covered. If this does not work I ask them this question: Would you
> like for a person to work with your child that is not trained or that
> know one knows anything about?
If you are talking about liability insurance, then you are correct.
If you are talking about accident insurance, then you may not be right.
Our council only started last year purchasing accident insurance for its
members. Before it was you to the individual units. Then according to
insurance rules any visitors where also covered.
> By filling out the BSA Adult Application the charter unit signs off
> on that person and then BSA national enters that persons name into a
> national data base that scans for past criminal problems. And from
> what I understand several applications are "Red Flagged" every year
> across the nation.
> Many units pay the $7.00 and then the adults have know reason to fill
> out the application.
> I look at the registration of adults as a positive part of the BSA.
> Look at it as a screening tool, and if a person is not willing to
> fill one out, look out!
> Scott Patterson
> Andrew Jackson Council
> Jackson, MS. USA
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