Scouts-L Mail Archive for December of 1999: Re: Permission slips-BUT ADD A FEW MORE THINGS
Re: Permission slips-BUT ADD A FEW MORE THINGS
Daniel T. Fitzhenry, Esq.
Sun, 12 Dec 1999 22:15:16 -0500
Comments about permission slips and other stuff.......
1.) ADD the following:
.....of course, add parents signature authorizing medical treatment
in case of problems ---AND yes lots of phone numbers to get parental
clearence (and maybe where to call to have the socut picked up if there
is a disciplinary problem - I have seen some troops advise the parents
that they will have come to wherever to get the scout if there is an
2.) ***A NEW ONE*** - A copy "FRONT and BACK" of the CURRENT Medical
Insurance card that covers the scout -- will really help the hospital
expedite registration and get approval, if needed, for emergency
department treatment..parents may not have card when calling
them....really important if going out of state.....
3.) As to lots of legal language in permission slips serving to limit
legal liability -- well it slows down some actions a wee bit but won't
take it away problems completely....would indeed have "blocks" showing
activities that might especially problemsome; ie canoeing and white
water rafting.....rife shooting and caving and rock
ASM Troop 139
Verona-Penn Hills (10 mi NW of Pittsburgh PA along the Allegheny River)