scouts-l Mail Archive for March of 2000: Re: Zip lines
Robert Blau (rblau@ECLIPSE.NET
Tue Mar 21 2000 - 07:02:54 CST
On 3/20/00 5:35 PM Dave Loomis wrote
> Just as we can't expect pictures published in Boy's Life or Scouting to
> portray Scouts in proper uniform - the emphasis is on the shot not the
> uniforming, neither can we expect them to be exemplars of camp or BSA
> safery requirements.
Have to disagree with you here. We can and should expect pictures in Boys
Life to be exemplars of BSA safety requirements. That's the least we can
expect. Maybe correct uniforms is too much to expect from Boys Life. Not
quite so important.
> So, just because you see someone wearing an OA Sash, with their Merit
> Badge Sash tucked securely into their belts, or riding a zip line
> without required safety equipment, this does not mean you should try it
> in your council or mine.