Re: Scouters, Social Workers, Counsellors ...
Tim Hewitt (thewitt@FAIRCHILDSEMI.COM)
Tue, 18 Aug 1998 08:57:42 +0000
"G. John Marmet" <GMarmet@AOL.COM> wrote:
> "[T]he purpose of [the Boy Scouts of America] shall be to promote, through
> organization, and cooperation with other agencies, the ability of boys to do
> things for themselves and others, to train them in Scoutcraft, and to teach
> them patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred virtures, using the
> methods whcih are now in common use by Boy Scouts." Section 3 of our National
> Charter. To which we add, in Section 2 of Article I of our By-Laws: "In
> acheiving this purpose, emphasis shall be placed upon its educational program
> and the oaths, promises, and codes of the Scouting Program for character
> development, citizenship training, mental and physical fitness."
> Without trying to over speak any of the other posters to this thread, to my
> ears, that sures sounds like an educational social work agency for youth. Any
I don't read this in at all. No where do I read social worker in any of your
first paragraph. Teacher, educator, mentor, coach; gladly and with full
enthusiasm. Social worker? No. Sorry.
Tim Hewitt, Scoutmaster
Troop 350, Old Orchard Beach, Maine
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City