Scouts-L Mail Archive for May of 1999: Re: Further changes to Wood Badge?
Re: Further changes to Wood Badge?
Sun, 2 May 1999 07:24:56 -0700
At 19:31 -0700 on 4/28/1999, Sharon L.Holcomb mailed Re: Further
changes to Wood Badge?:
> We [venture leaders] completed it...but not real straightforward
>because the "school solution"
That raised my hackles a little. I think of 'school' as a very poor
word to describe Boy Scout leadership. I try to stay as far away as
possible from letting a troop meeting resemble school.
>for a Boy Scout WB ticket doesn't match up very well with a
>Venturing leader's role. Tends to not take into account (locally at
>least) that older youth need adults to stay out of the way and not
>do things for them.
Heck, I thought that was one of the major principles of Boy Scout
leadership as well.
>I don't have a real good feel for what will happen when the new
>course comes out. Looking forward to finding out though.
Thanks for listening.
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