scouts-l Mail Archive for August of 2000: Re: BSA Membership Growth?
Richard C. Ickler (icklerr@EARTHLINK.NET
Mon Aug 28 2000 - 12:07:44 CDT
One thing to consider is the trend in between. I think that if you
compare say 1980 to 1997 the picture would be reversed. If I remember
correctly, the largest decline in membership occured in the mid to late
70's and membership has actually been recovering slowly since then.
> Simple arithmetic: % of Boy Scouts/ Total U.S. population
> 1970 2.23 %
> 1997 1.71 %
> Sure looks like a negative growth curve to me.
> Glenn Creamer, Training Chair
> Vulcan Disrict, Greater Alabama Council
> Glenn Creamer