scouts-l Mail Archive for November of 1999: Re: 21 Scouts...
golden cliff (c60clg1@CORN.CSO.NIU.EDU
Thu Nov 18 1999 - 15:16:07 CST
> Yes, I have been following this thread from what I thought was the
> beginning and still have not seen an annotated resource from which
> this information was cited. From anything that I have read, 36 is the
> optimal number. Can someone please provide me with the source that
> states that 21 is the new number. I would be really interested in
> seeing the rational and organization layout. Thanks.
I think 21 is the average size in the USA, not the optimum.
32 boys in 4 patrols
plus 4 more
36 boys. Thats what a Jambo contingent size is.
Add to that a Sscoutmaster, and 3 Asst Scoutmasters.
YIS, Cliff Golden