Scouts-L Mail Archive for November of 1998: Re: Leaving the ranks of the unbathed / Sexist Female Trainers???
Re: Leaving the ranks of the unbathed / Sexist Female Trainers???
Mon, 23 Nov 1998 12:53:08 -0800
> Well, I am now officially "Trained". Boy, was that a long day!
Well, congrats on being trained! I just ran Basic in my area Saturday
> I think we were being passed on some old info, though. Our staff (all
> women) announced that female TC Coach, Wolf, Bear and Webelos I DL all
> have to wear the yellow shirts to "match the boys".
Take this from a fellow Scouter who doesnt look good in baby yellow, I
HATED that shirt! I couldnt wait to get out of it into the Kaki!
But after I changed, I was told that the new decision from National is
that female cub leaders can wear their choice of Kaki or yellow!
>Once your boys became
> Webelos II you HAD to buy the tan shirt (they also said Webelos I HAD to
> wear the blue, and Webelos II HAD to wear the tan, but then kind of went
> back on that). I pointed out that everything seems to indicate that we
> have the _option_ between yellow shirt and tan shirt, and besides, men in
> those positions don't wear yellow shirts to match the boys.
This is just information that I was passed but I hope it helps!
Redwood Empire, Yokayo District BSA
District Secretary, District Training Chair
Boy Scout Roundtable Commissioner
Scouting for our Country's Future!