scouts-l Mail Archive for May of 2000: Re: Active equals paying dues
Jason Cruse (jcruse@SOCKET.NET
Thu May 18 2000 - 08:02:05 CDT
>Anita H. wrote:
>>Perhaps the "paid dues = active" rule was meant to go along with the
>>BSA-preferred style of paying dues WEEKLY. It's hard to pay your dues
>>every week and not show up!
>This is bit of a "foreign" concept in our troop. How many troops really
>charge the scouts dues. Why do you do it?
This gets even more tricky when you consider, for example, that in LDS
units, all fees are paid by the LDS Church, regardless of the religious
affiliation of the scouts. Some of the details vary from troop to troop;
however, recharter fees and registration fees for new scouts are paid by the
LDS church. In my troop, fees for monthly camping, like at a state park,
are also paid by the Church. In this case, using BSA's rules for "active"