scouts-l Mail Archive for August of 2000: Re: Troop Committee Challenge
Wayne Mery (vseerror@LEHIGH.EDU
Wed Aug 23 2000 - 12:11:46 CDT
Bob and Rusty Taylor wrote:
> based on your experience, what's the minimum size group to have a good
> experience with this training? is it intended to be done at the unit level,
> or is it made for multiple unit groups?
> can you do a good job in 3 hours, or is more time needed?
> Bob Taylor
based on my limited experience (1 course) 3 hours is a plenty good
* minimum number of people 4 (though if you can't get that for a unit do
it anyway, perhaps combine with another unit?) I'd say more than 15-20
might be a problem in that it discussion time and adequate participation
by all would become a problem.
* minimum 2-3 trainers who have varied and long experience, both on the
committee and the SM end. Also, our DE was extremely helpful in the
course. While the course material is good, it does not replace on the
spot real world comments and experience.
questions, discussion, ideas and wise experience are key items to
I think it would be too strong to say the course material is geared to
be done only at the (single) unit level - though of course that IS the
orientation. But having more than one unit involved should not degrade
the experience - in fact, I think it would improve the experience.
Wayne S. Mery (firstname.lastname@example.org -- for vse-l mailing list errors)
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