scouts-l Mail Archive for July of 2000: Re: Uniforms and Traveling
Wayne Lettieri (wjlettieri@VOYAGER.NET
Thu Jul 20 2000 - 19:49:48 CDT
To the best of my knowledge there is no hard and fast rule regarding
the policy of being uniformed when traveling. This is a policy that is
left to the discretion of the PLC and adult leadership. My personal
opinion is that for travel a Troop shirt and a decent pair of jeans or
shorts are appropriate. For the BoR though I would require the Class
Wayne J. Lettieri email@example.com
Scoutmaster, Troop 1369
Lincoln Park, MI
I "used to be " an Owl----C-35-97
----- Original Message -----
From: Bob Schornstein <schornsteinr@MEDIAONE.NET>
Sent: Wednesday, July 19, 2000 11:56 PM
Subject: Uniforms and Traveling
> Help please.
> I have always understood that a scout should travel in uniform.
Now I seem to
> be running into conflict with the new troop adult leadership.
> First some background: I've been the advancement coordinator for
> 4 years. I took over from a well versed scouter who followed the
> (I mean that in a good way). She insisted on the field uniform for
> BoRs and for all troop travel. I agreed with that. The troop
> has for several years voted to go informal for summer troop
> that as troop t-shirt and shorts.
> Well, now the adult leadership has changed. They are much less
> First, the troop committee decided to allow summer "uniform" on BoRs
> the scout had not planned on the advancement, but it happened
> Now we are about to have a discussion on travel dress.
> So, Is it written and where that scouts should travel and BoRs
> be in the field uniform ? I find many requirements in various troop
> on the web, but I can't find any BSA reference. Just a lot of
> tradition and "that's the way we've always done it".
> Any assistance in building my case for uniforms during travel is
> Bob Schornstein
> Troop 416
> Indianhead Council MN