scouts-l Mail Archive for June of 2000: Re: Leader gender/coed group
Mon Jun 19 2000 - 08:18:43 CDT
In a message dated 6/18/00 5:36:36 PM, ClayConver writes:
><< They should re-read the regs. A coed overnight requires coed leadership.
>boys with female leaders equals a coed *group*, so a male leader is required
>The problem here is that no one thinks of "coed' as anything besides "girls,"
>and they forget to include the leaders in the "group." Think "male and
>female" and it becomes clearer.
>I disagree. As the sentence is written in GTSS, it clearly refers to the
>participants when it is talking about a coed group. The need for coed
>leadership is for a coed group of participants, not due to gender of leaders.
Guess we'll have to agree to disagree on this one. But imagine the squawk if
they didn't have to provide adult female leadership with a group that
included girls? I think the corollary is that there should be an adult male
along for a group that includes boys. Same thing.
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