Re: Guide to Safe Scouting Question
Mark Arend (arend@CENTURYINTER.NET)
Thu, 3 Sep 1998 20:12:27 -0500
I'd say yes it's OK to attend these events. A raceway in our area sponsors
a "Scout night" and the District helps publicize this.
I can certainly understand that it would not be acceptible to participate in
these activities. But if the BSA intends to prohibit attendance at certain
sporting events we've got real troubles.
At 10:50 AM 9/2/98 PDT,Bob Costello wrote:
> "Motorized go-carts and motorbike activities are unauthorized
> for Cub Scout and Boy Scout programs. All motorized speed
> events, including motorcycles, boats, drag racing, demolition
> derbies, and related events, are not authorized activities for
> any program level."
>My question is this. Does the prohibition in the second sentence
>only apply to PARTICIPATION in these types of events, or does it
>extend to ATTENDANCE at them as well. In other words, is it ok to
>take a group of Cub Scouts to the Drag Races or Dirt Tracks or a
Mark W. Arend
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