scouts-l Mail Archive for April of 2000: Re: New Scout Patrols
Gary A. Musselman (Gaalmus@AOL.COM
Wed Apr 12 2000 - 07:06:18 CDT
We crossed 26 Webelos this year and continue to use the new Scout patrol
method (they're called "Newts" in T53). One of the three Troop Guides leads
each patrol with an APL elected from the new Scouts every month.
In the past, after a three month period, new Scouts were assigned to existing
patrols by the PLC, with attention paid to the advice of the Guides about
friendships and conflicts.
This year, the PLC is tending toward a combination of filtering the Newts
into the existing patrols and keeping one or more Newts patrols intact.
Newts will be given a greater say in what happens to them.
Troop 53, N. Olmsted, Ohio