scouts-l Mail Archive for July of 2000: Re: Camp Baldwin (revised thinking)
Cheryl Singhal (csinghal@CAPACCESS.ORG
Mon Jul 24 1972 - 12:59:26 CDT
On Mon, 24 Jul 2000, William Sheehan, Jr. wrote:
> A question about a specific camp was asked relating to cooking in camp as
> opposed to eating in a Dining hall. While this is a valid question it is
> often in place of a question which is overlooked. That is: What do you want
> out of summer camp? Some troops go to camp because it is a place for the
And for a certain number of troops, the difference in cost between
cooking and eating is the deciding factor, regardless of what is "missed"
during the "lost" time.
Our Troop has found that when there's something going on the boys don't
want to miss, they tend NOT to make a 2-hour production out of cleanup.
If on the other hand, the only thing to do when you're finished is go to
bed in the woods in the dark, it can take 3 hours. (g)