scouts-l Mail Archive for February of 2000: Re: I'll pay 6 cents for that :)
Bill Nelson (bnelson45@HOTMAIL.COM
Wed Feb 16 2000 - 11:16:15 CST
If you merge the incoming Webelos with the existing patrols, how
do you organize high adventure activities with the older Scouts?
On Wed, 16 Feb 2000 04:19:55 -0800, J Wilson <nitehawk@BENDNET.COM> wrote:
>>That is the single biggest flaw in the "New Scout Patrol" concept.
>>with a 12 year old Patrol, a 13 year old Patrol, etc. Gone is the "Patrol
>>and spirit that kept the same Patrol name in the Troop for 25 years,
>>with a stack of ribbons their flag would no longer carry.
>This comment is right on!
>I feel we loose a great part of the program when we keep youth seperated by
>ages... that part of the program is peer mentoring and older youth /
>younger youth association.