scouts-l Mail Archive for September of 2000: Re: Recruitment
Bill Nelson (bnelson45@HOTMAIL.COM
Wed Sep 06 2000 - 10:05:22 CDT
On Tue, 5 Sep 2000 18:44:28 -0500, Settummanque, the blackeagle ((MAJ) Mike L. Walton) <blkeagle@USSCOUTS.ORG> wrote:
>Dave Loomis wrote in reply to Bill Nelson's suggestion that coed Venturing
>list that fact within their recruiting materials:
>That is a drawing point, a recruitment point, and part of the BSA's national
>promotion of Venturing. To remove that part *unless your organization has
>agreed in writing that their Ship or Crew remains ALL-MALE (or ALL FEMALE)*
>takes away a part of what Venturing is all about.
I agree with both of you. It *is* up to the chartering organization
and before you advertise that Crew 007 or whatever, is coed,
better check with them and make sure they are! I also agree
with Mike, being coed is a drawing point, and many people
don't know we have a coed program.