Re: General Information - Moot 98
William H. Sills (email@example.com)
Sun, 13 Apr 1997 22:55:49 -0500
The following appears to be something that would interest our web-footed
young men and women:
Canadian National Rover Moot wrote:
> Dear William,
> You are the first request for information received from the USA. I'm elated
> to hear from you and would love to know how you learned of our event. I have
> included the general information for the event in a pre type message below.
> It asks for complete mailing address, but, since you wisely included yours
> the first time, I have already added you to my database. If you would like
> to receive a registration package, simply send a reply indicating your wishes.
> You are probably aware that Rovers in Canada are between the age of 18 and
> 26, and this event is for youth between the ages of 17 and 25. I'm not aware
> of the age range for Sea Scouts but there is some room for movement in the
> age restriction, especially with participants from outside Canada.
> Please write again soon and let me know the details of Sea Scouts and how
> you learned of "The Canadian National Rover Moot"
> Finally, feel free (and I'm hoping you will) to distribute the information
> below to anyone you believe will be interested in the Moot. If you are on a
> newsgroup or mailing list of Scouting Members please send the information to
> the administrators of the list.
> Thanks again and stay in touch.
> Hello and thank you for your interest in the Moot.
> My name is "David Young" and I am handling administration and communications
> for the Moot. Planning is going well and we will be sending out registration
> forms in the next few weeks. Here is typical information about the moot.
> The Period - August 22 to 30, 1998
> The Price - $375 Canadian plus Food and Travel
> The Place - near Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
> The Party - Nine days of outdoor adventure that will push you to places
> you never thought you could go.
> The Players - Males and Females who's date of birth falls between August 1,
> 1972 and August 1, 1981 or who are registered as a Rover in
> their home country.
> The Plan - Send me more information about yourself and include it in the
> text of your message using the following format.
> First Name
> Last Name
> Scouting Group
> Home Town
> Street address (include apt # or Post Box if necessary)
> Postal Code
> Position in Scouting (ie: Rover, Rover Advisor)
> E-Mail address (header return addresses are sometimes unreliable)
> If you wish, you can include telephone numbers, but we probably won't call
> you. Furthermore, we ask for your phone number on the registration form, and
> that will be sufficient if we have any questions. It is helpful if you
> follow the format because the information is cut and pasted into a database.
> I am presently receiving 5 to 10 request for information each day and I am
> trying to keep up. Your co-operation will make this much easier.
> If you have specific informational needs please send me a meessage and ask a
> specific question. My favorite request these days is "Please send me
> everything you have about the moot." I sometimes can be sarcastic and I've
> been known to respond, "Let me know when you have a free day and you can
> down load it all."
> The point is, I have a lot of information about the moot but I know you do
> want it all so, please ask specific questions and I promise I will respond.
> Don't forget to check out our web page at
> Finally, please forward this exact message to everyone and anyone who might
> be interested. Feel free to print it off and pass it around to fellow Rovers
> and other members of Scouting.
> We can be reached by regular mail at:
> National Rover Moot
> c/o Scout Headquarters
> 6232 Quinpool Road
> Halifax, NS, Canada
> B3L 1A3
> Or send us a talk-mail message at 902-479-1556
> Thank you and please look me up at the event.
> See ya in '98
> David Young
> Chairman - Administration Committee
> Canadian National Rover Moot