Re: Its a mess
Jim Peterson (kupete@KUHUB.CC.UKANS.EDU)
Tue, 30 Jun 1998 14:15:22 +0100
>Note - Dad as well as Mom is involved with the new scout - carrying the
>footlocker, wanting to stay in camp after parent night instead of just
>going home. Dad had to know that mom wrote the check and intends to go to
>the second week of summer camp. Would Dad have gone if Mom didn't?
>If a Dad (ASM) "drops by" summer camp, is it also viewed negatively?
If dad is a trained ASM and stops by camp to visit the troop (read ALL
If mom is a trained ASM and stops by camp to visit the troop (read ALL
In our troop, dad does not carry the footlocker.
In our troop, mom does not carry the footlocker.
>Ever wonder just how many dads become ASM or volunteer for weekend campouts
>so their son won't be "out there by himself"? ;-)
No. I have too many real scouting issues to wonder about.
>Do scouts get "kidded" about dad going on a camp out?
Not if dad is a registered leader.
Nor does mom, if she's a registered leader.
>Ever take a look at what boys, particularly younger ones, only attend the
>campouts that their own fathers are attending?
>Happens a lot around here...
Too bad. They're missing a lot of good campouts.
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Jim Peterson Eagle class of '63
BS RT Comm, Pelathe Dist
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