Scouts-L Mail Archive for October of 1998: Re: Cooperative Games for Scouts
Re: Cooperative Games for Scouts
Mon, 5 Oct 1998 19:56:33 -0500
Tim Curtin <CR10@AOL.COM> wrote:
>The previously mentioned games do sound good.
>Even questions breed new questions. Mine is, has anyone
>a set of games they have successfully used to substitute
>for the ones used in the Troop JLT training syllabus? I am
>aware of Woods Wisdom as a source for games of all types,
>however I am looking for those that can be used as "games with
>[the same] purpose." They would need to fit within the same
>time frames, not need elaborate equipment, and have been
>shown to work for/with the Scouts at least as well.
>Many of our current Troop junior leaders have experienced the
>standard games too recently for the effect to work again without
>boredom. Others have been to [and staffed] council JLT and don't
>believe there is anything they haven't seen.
>Anybody been there and done this?
Been there, done that.
For a bibliography of resources on Cooperative and Initiative games, please
drop by "Scouting is a Game with a Purpose: Resources" at:
http://www.pinetreeweb.com/resource.htm on the Pine Tree Web
Yours in Scouting,
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