scouts-l Mail Archive for May of 2000: Re: Eagle Scout Suspended for 'Weapons'
Wayne Lettieri (wjlettieri@VOYAGER.NET
Fri May 26 2000 - 17:27:03 CDT
A Scout Camp that is not allowed to posses an axe do to Risk
Management considerations, the height of ridiculous. When will this
Wayne J. Lettieri email@example.com
Scoutmaster, Troop 1369
Lincoln Park, MI
I "used to be " an Owl----C-35-97
> Reminds me of the time I was up at our Council Camp, Camp Strake,
> maintanence on our COPE course that is in a woodsy setting. We were
> some small stumps along a trail left over from an OA ordeal weekend
> asked the camp Ranger for an ax to break them loose and he said, "We
> keep axes around this camp, our Council Risk Management Team would
> allow it, we only show them to the scouts at summer camp who are
> First Class Emphasis".
> Show them? I wonder if they use a photograph or a drawing? Then you
> only risk a paper cut.
> Chris in Houston