Scouts-L Mail Archive for February of 1999: Re: Camping Clothing Question
Re: Camping Clothing Question
Fri, 26 Feb 1999 05:19:10 -0600
At 01:22 PM 2/25/99 -0500, John M. Ballenger wrote:
>IMHO, proper clothing in adverse weather, proper sleeing bags and proper
>tents are all critical items in the outdoors, and a failure to be well
>versed and well prepared can result in a real tragedy. This concept is
>completely foreign to many of the Scouts and many of the parents as well.
>They need to be instructed - sometimes patiently.
.....I have always wondered why the BSA sanctions official uniforms made of
cotton. Seems this concept is foreign to them too! This has a pet peeve
of mine regarding the BSA uniform for a very long time.
C2798 Broken Winged Bobwhite
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