Scouts-L Mail Archive for August of 1999: Re: I'M WRONG re: parent camping
Re: I'M WRONG re: parent camping
Fri, 6 Aug 1999 09:57:42 -0700
On Tue, 3 Aug 1999, Jim Peterson wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> Well I think I gotta say that I was wrong to state that only registered
> scouters are allowed on regular (not specified "family") camping events.
> Although I called our DC and he said, "of course you're right" and I called
> council and they said "absolutely"....it seems that I cannot find ANYTHING
> in either the Guide to Safe Scouting or the BSA Rules and Regulations that
> say that non-registered adults cannot regularly attend troop camping
The key words are "registered scouters".. and the trick is that there
is no such things as an "un-registered scouter" or a "not-registered
scouter" To go on troop camping trips (not family but troop) you must be
either a scout or a scouter and to be a scouter you must be registered.