Re: First Aid opportunity
Franco Piccione (FPicci1215@AOL.COM)
Wed, 2 Sep 1998 18:11:47 EDT
>From a US Scoutmaster's perspective.
Ian's comment is exactly correct. The medical forms have no business being in
the hands of the youth. There is a level of "confidentiality" that should be
maintained with regards to those forms. In my six years as Scoutmaster (not
much compared to many in this group), I have been amazed at the amount of
information on those forms that people really do not wish to have as "public
knowledge", as well as the amount of information intentionally omitted because
of concern that certain information concerning a boy, or adult, could become
The other items addressed by Roman are reasonable for a "leadership project"
position if a boy needs the leadership time.
I don't know that there is a discreet BSA policy for this, though. Can anyone
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City