Scouts-L Mail Archive for December of 1999: Re: Refusing a SM Conference CAN YOU??
Re: Refusing a SM Conference CAN YOU??
Fri, 3 Dec 1999 12:00:56 -0500
> This is covered in the National Advancement booklet but I can't find
> my copy right now so I can't quote page numbers, etc.
It is covered on Page 22, under "Appealing a Decision".
IMHO, the Scoutmaster in question should brush up on the advancement pol=
Conducting a Scoutmaster's Conference is not the same as getting the SM'=
signoff for the BoR. Ideally, the SM should, via a conference, help "the=
evaluate his accomplishments and to set new goals with his Scoutmaster".=
in turn, "makes it possible for the Scoutmaster to help the Scout with h=
weaknesses and encourage him to use his strengths".
(Quotes from the Advancement guide, page 17, "Scoutmaster Conference")
If the Scoutmaster doesn't feel that these Scouts practice Scout Spirit,=
they need to be told this and what actions to take to correct the situat=
Only through communications can any of us expect changes to take place i=
District Advancement Committee
Detroit Area Council