scouts-l Mail Archive for July of 2000: Re: Homesick Scouts
Calvin H. Gray (405geezer@IGG-TX.NET
Tue Jul 11 2000 - 13:35:12 CDT
> Now, you can call out of our council summer camp,
> which is OK, because the line at the pay phone each
> night, as the homesick scouts called home, was about
> fifty boys long.
The last three summer camps we've attended had no pay phones.
Homesickness was greatly reduced. Remove the pay phones and
other camps will see a marked reduction in homesick boys as they
know "momma" isn't going to come and get them..
Of course, you have to confiscate those cell phones too. :-)
Calvin H. Gray
Scoutmaster, Troop 405
Advisor, Venturing Crew 405
I used to be an Owl (WM-62-2-98 @ Philmont)