scouts-l Mail Archive for June of 2000: Re: What about men as Girl Scout leaders?
Mary Ann McKenney (mmcke@MINDSPRING.COM
Thu Jun 15 2000 - 05:51:29 CDT
Men are allowed to be the assistant leader in Girl Scouts - not the
leader. When men work with girls, they must have a woman with them - just
as women must have another adult present. This is as much for the adult
male's protection as for the girls'.
I would expect this in the Boy Scouts as well.
Mary Ann McKenney
lifetime member of GSUSA
At 08:19 PM 6/14/00 -0700, you wrote:
>Anybody ever hear of a man being a Girl Scout leader? I haven't...but maybe
>there are some. I absolutely would not let my daughter who is entering her
>teens be in a GS troop with all male leadership. Some on this list, may not
>have a problem with it, but I do.
>As a parent, we have to make choices....I'll make mine and assist my
>children on making their choices.
>Donna S. Buss (Pack 63, Troop 63 and Cub RT Commissioner)
>Media, IL 61460
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