Scouts-L Mail Archive for December of 1999: Ed's Web Site
Ed's Web Site
Thu, 16 Dec 1999 16:03:15 -0800
I did some thinking today and came to the conclusion that it would be a
lot easier to look at the current BSA picture and contemplate future
direction than trying to untangle the past.
Not that we can't do that too, because maybe we can learn from the
I believe that in order to do justice to what happened in the past, we
need figures for BSA individual programs throughout the years and
corresponding age demographics (broken up by selected ranges) for those
Many of you have contributed some valuable thoughts to this process.
I thought I'd contribute this.
Maybe if all of us work together on this, we can get a clearer
understanding of what has transpired, what is happening and decide if
no, slight or major changes should be made.
At the very least, we will have gained some very valuable insights and
The figures that I have from external for 1997/1998 YE's correspond to
those on Pages 28 & 29 of the 1998 Annual report within a few hundred.
Does anyone have these types of breakdown (Tiger, Cub, Webelos, Boy,
Varsity) for previous years?
The major value to me of what I got from BSA external was the religious
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