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???
Sun, 29 Nov 1998 15:51:38 +0000
Paula Amnott <tc_mom@HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:
>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".
Not true. You and every other female Scouter has a CHOICE now: to
either wear the "traditional shirts" or to wear the "generic
shirts" that all other Scouters wear. You make the choice. It is
hopeful that you make the choice based on the Pack's decision so
that everyone in your Pack will "look consistant", but it's a
PERSONAL CHOICE and not predicated on program.
In EITHER event, you wear the blue shoulder loops as a Cub Scouter.
>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).
This again, Paula, is a PACK decision, and not again decided based
on which part of the WEBELOS Cub Scout program they are a part of.
Sounds like they wanted to "keep things traditional".
Glad you enjoyed the training regardless!
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