scouts-l Mail Archive for February of 2000: Re: Other Ideas
Bob and Rusty Taylor (brtaylor@TELEBYTE.NET
Fri Feb 25 2000 - 10:05:29 CST
>Bob and Rusty Taylor wrote:
>> >OTHER IDEAS
>> >A second clinic geared for higher ranks is an
>> >excellent notion. We could throw in a class
>> >on Eagle projects
>> I like the Eagle Project class idea, tho it is offered at least 1/year at
>I could be wrong, but I don't think that's
>what Round Tables were meant to do.
Dave Anderson indicated that where he came from as a boy in Scouting,
there was a department every roundtable just for senior patrol leaders. I
am not yet acquainted with Roundtable "guidelines" and how much it should
include the boys. the Life To Eagle night is for Parents of the boys and
the boys. I do not know how well it is attended. maybe Roundtable is not
the place for that type of meeting.
>> I am concerned, that in our effort to have the church do Scouting things,
>> that we do not replace what the district is already doing; i.e., the
>> district already offers a merit badge clinic in February. this year, the
>> church happened to be the coordinators for the clinic, but it is still a
>> district level function.
>I think we could have involved Bill Hippe a
>little more in it, come to think of it.
I have e-mailed Bill inviting him to be more involved in anything we help
run in the future.
>> the second clinic geared for higher ranks; again this would run thru the
>> district, yes?
>> >We're missing opportunities by not gearing
>> >basketball to the scout program. I could be
>> >an excellent tool for recruitment and
>> >advancement in all levels of scouting.
>> you may or may have not seen Brother Foster's post to me on b-ball. he has
>> recommended to President Pitcher that b-ball coaches be set apart
>> priesthood callings; this way it is directly under priesthood supervision.
>> your thoughts on how to gear b-ball to the Scout program are
>> interesting--what do you propose?
>Of course, this would all have to go through
>the stake. Flyers prior to the season
>advertising specific advancement
>opportunities for Scouts, VS, and Venturing
>would be nice. They might all use the same
>flyer. Anyway, that would give the local
>leaders impetus to look up our inferences and
>program their programs. We could also say
>something about recruiting nonmembers into
>scouting from BB. L.Philmont should emphasize
>this program. Sign-up sheets should reflect
>unit orgs with unit #'s SPL's, VS Captains,
>and Venturing Pres. Overall, it just boils
>down to an attitude.
some great ideas. I have more coming in from SCouts-LDS and will forward
them to you.
--- "If you build it, they will come."
----------- Bob Taylor Troop, 1590 Committee Chairman
(| @ @ |) Chief Seattle Council
| > | WE1-609-97 (A good old Buffalo)
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