scouts-l Mail Archive for February of 2000: Re: Troop New Parent Orientation
Alan Houser (troop24@EMF.NET
Tue Feb 01 2000 - 01:21:37 CST
Nelson <bnelson45@HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:
>We are going to hold a mandatory new parent orientation meeting in a few
>weeks. We did a mandatory parent orientation this last Fall, and it was
>very well received. The feedback we got was to do 2 a year. One before
>the Webelos bridge (hitting the new parents and those that did not go to
>the other meeting), and then another in the Fall. The second one was
>asked for because the parents said that after 6 months or so in the troop,
>they had a lot more questions than they had as Webelos parents coming in.
>If you had to give such a presentation, what would be in it?
What I would do is ask the parents to write down their questions, then
I'd go over them with my Assistant Scoutmasters to come up with some
You might also want to take a look at the new training module, Troop
Committee Challenge. It gives an overview of troop operations and
some specifics about troop committee responsibilities.
Alan R. Houser ** email@example.com
** Scoutmaster, Troop 24, Berkeley, California **
** Committee Member, Crew 24, Berkeley, California **
** Boy Scout Roundtable Commissioner, Herms District **
** WWW page ** http://www.emf.net/~troop24/t24.html **