Scouts-L Mail Archive for June of 1999: Re: Service credit.
Re: Service credit.
Mark W Arend
Sun, 13 Jun 1999 20:19:52 -0500
On Sat, 12 Jun 1999 11:39:32 -0400 Tom E Sullivan <tsully@JUNO.COM>
>I recently heard that troops give up to three hours of service credit
>hours for scouting for food. My feeling on this is that this should
>not count since the basic concept of scout service is to help someone
>else, not the scouting organization.
We count it as service because the service is to someone else (the local
food pantries &, through them, the people they serve). Any benefit to
the Scouting organization is extra--good PR.
Mark W. Arend
Scoutmaster, Troop 736
Beaver Dam, Wisc.