Scouts-L Mail Archive for September of 1999: Re: To the Klondike for my ticket.
Re: To the Klondike for my ticket.
Robert and Shauna Reeder
Thu, 9 Sep 1999 06:56:36 -0700
If I got my dates correct, your looking at the Martin Luther King
Holiday weekend. It seems to me that scheduling the KD on a three day
weekend is not conducive to getting more troops to attend district
events. That would be the first place that I would start.
Laurie K. Burnaby wrote:
> As part of my Woodbadge ticket (as a UC) I am attempting to get more troops
> to attend district events. Our Klondike Derby (KD) is the first event I
> chose to focus on. Great Ponds District of the Old Colont Council is only
> about 5 years old. In order to entice more troops to attend I promised them
> a more chalenging and fun camporee for the Jan 15 KD. Of course when I
> started asking the powers that be how it was to be improved I ended up in
> I am looking for help to put together a great KD. Any references, planning
> guides that have worked well, special programs your district uses, etc will
> all be appreciated. I really want to "DELIVER THE PROMISE" to the boys on
> this one.
> Thank you all in advance
> Yours in Scouting
> Laurie K. Burnaby Unit Commissioner
> Old Colony Council - Canton, MA
> Great Ponds District
> NE1-195 I used to be an Eagle, and a good old Eagle too