Scouts-L Mail Archive for December of 1999: Troop Software
Tue, 7 Dec 1999 22:15:11 EST
I am looking for the wisdom of the list relative to Troop management
software. I have a copy of software comparison done by Norman Turrill, ASM
and Advancement Chair, Troop 203, Hershey, Pennsylvania, e-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org. He compared Troop-Master, Record-Keeper,WinScout, Rank N'
File, and Scoutmate across 40 items. It will make interesting reading.
Of the five packages listed above, which program do you have, why did you
purchase that particular program, what kind of learning curve did it present,
what kind of dificulty did you have entering data for existing Troop members,
any other headaches you encountered. It seems logical that entering data for
newly bridging Webelos would be easier than for the mid-Life Scouts. Is that
a possibility to grow the software as new Scouts join the Troop or is that a
Please respond off line
Don Schmidt, SM
Oh give me a home where no Buffalo roam
Where only the Antelope play,
Where never is heard a Bear or Fox word,
And thhe skies have no Owls or Bobwhites.