Scouts-L Mail Archive for April of 1999: Re: Turning 18 (Pt 2)
Re: Turning 18 (Pt 2)
Hugh B. Hodges
Tue, 20 Apr 1999 06:56:42 -0700
Kevin Woods wrote:
> In both cases the SM (Me in one case) told the other scouts that the scout
> was to be addressed as Mr._______ ....
If a "just turned 18" SA, or his peers, are uncomfortable with "Mr. _____" -
we found that "Mr. (first name)" works well during the transition period.
> ... being intimately familar with how a troop is run in REALITY.
A very distinct benefit of having a younger SA, one who can bridge the gap
between youth and older adults.
> SOOOO I highly encourage any youth that turns 18 and wishes to remain in
> the troop and be recognized as an adult to take the next SMF course that
> comes their way!
former CC and SA (JLT Development)
Santa Clara County Council
San Jose, CA