Scouts-L Mail Archive for November of 1998: Re: Wood Badge
Re: Wood Badge
Sat, 21 Nov 1998 16:58:00 -0800
There is a design for a "water" catapult in the JLT Staff Guide. Consukt your
council's JLT course director, there might have been some discussion on this tool
at the Area 3 Training Conference. There was the year I attended.
Eagle Scout Class of 1985
> I don't know what you've done before, but our Wood Badge courses here
> in GSLAC have been using the "SPL splasher" -- a catapult. The
> patrolas are arranged in a BIG circle in a field, where they are
> provided with plans and materials. The SPL is in the center of the
> circle, dressed appropriately.
> The patrols have to build their catapults, at which point they are
> provided with water balloons.
> Mike M
> District Commissioner, Sioux District, GSLAC
> On Wed, 18 Nov 1998 00:09:12 EST, you wrote:
> >Okay, I'm going to try to use this message board like it is intended. I see
> >all these great questions and so many people with suggestions trying to help
> >out fellow Scouters. I need help!
> >I am going to be on our Council's Wood Badge staff next fall. I will be one
> >of the ASMs in charge of program and am looking for some different ideas for
> >the pioneering project. Our Council course seems to follow a pattern and
> >always do the same one -- I'm looking for new, exciting and different and
> >still present participants with the same challenges and FUN. ANY IDEAS?