Re: Venturing - Forwarded -Reply
Bruce C Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thu Sep 03 06:01:01 1998
Seascout-Net will continue to be the principle forum for discussing Sea
Scouting topics. The Venturing discussion group is an active and useful
list, but it probably not the best place for discussing issues specific to
our program. It's been a little quiet lately on Seascout-Net. I assume
that that's just a temporary lull.
I know someone else brought this up a few weeks ago, but it's worth
bringing up again. How 'bout people sharing what their Ships did for long
cruise this summer? I'm sure there are some pretty interesting stories.
Our Ship went to the Florida Keys this summer. I'm hoping that maybe one
of the Columbia Ranger Sea Scouts will talk about what they did and what
>>> THOMAS K ROBBINS <TOMROBBINS@prodigy.net> 2 September 1998 6:08 pm >>>
Will seascout-net still be our forum for sea scout related topics? Or will
it be combined into the Venturing net.
From: Bruce Chr. Johnson <email@example.com>
To: Multiple recipients of list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wednesday, September 02, 1998 9:16 AM
Subject: Venturing - Forwarded
>I was fortunate enough to be able to participate in the San Antonio
>meeting this past May. It was one of the best organized meetings I've
>I participated in the Venturing Committee Meeting, the Venturing
>Workshop (introducing the new division & its programs) and was very
>positively impressed. The Boy Scouting Enhancement workshop was also
>very well done.
>For a capsule article, I believe the announcement in Scouting magazine
>(9/8/98) is very well written and to the point. I believe this new
>Venturing Division of BSA will be a very positive influence and benefit
>to the overall BSA movement.
>There are bound to be some minor glitches along the way as it is
>introduced to the national and council personnel and while they make the
>necessary adaptations. But, these glitches will be very short-lived,
>minor irritations. We are going to have a very positive future.
>The new BSA logo is also very good.
>BSA is bringing some very big guns in the advertising and promotional
>world to work with us at all levels. The first emphasis will be on the
>Cub Scout area, but we will all benefit if we can only stay positive and
>focus on the future -- what's ahead of us -- and not on the past.
>Commodore, Sea Scouting
>Southern Region, BSA