scouts-l Mail Archive for July of 2000: Mandatory Leader Training
Esson Family (esson@CYBERTOURS.COM
Mon Jul 31 2000 - 09:03:59 CDT
For the benefit of folks who are new to the discussion of mandatory BSA
Leader training - Pine Tree Council (the southern and central half of
Maine) has required training for all registered leaders since about
1993. The only exceptions are IH (Institutional Head) and CR (Charter
Rep.) Anyone not trained within 6 months of registration is removed
from the Unit charter - which effectively gives nearly everyone a year
or more to get to training.
When the policy was first announced, there was enormous hand-wringing
and predictions of disaster. As the requirement was phased in, the
training staffs worked overtime to fit everyone in, and only a tiny
minority actually lost registration. Bottom line - it can and does
Want more details? E-mail me.
YiS Bev Esson T356 / P360 Wells, ME