Scouts-L Mail Archive for August of 1999: Re: Things parents don't tell you
Re: Things parents don't tell you
Tue, 10 Aug 1999 15:19:10 -0600
[Chuck Bramlet, following on several other posts to this topic, relates
that his unit has a comprehensive form, and parents tend to comply when
asked what to do when "Johnny" forgets his daily med until day 5. He
also mentions a Scout this summer had a particular food allergy, and he
handled it well after learning one of the adults is in the same boat and
they worked through it together.]
>From my own point of view as both a father and a leader, and I can't see
sending my son off to camp without providing all the info that's needed
to ensure he has a good experience. I can't fathom sending a child to
camp and not providing the adult leaders with the tools and info they
need in order to make sure they can do their job in "delivering the
[Chuck goes on . . . ]
> It's unfortunate that society has gotten to the point where you need
> a lawyer on retainer so the Troop can have an outing. If the parent
> won't provide you with the info, how are you supposed to know that
> he needs his does of this at bedtime or that at breakfast?
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