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About ScoutmasterBob

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  1. It sounds like a good time for the ScoutMaster to invite the Parents of the scouts you have difficulty with to a few meetings. I wholly understand how frustrated you get. I can see it in my Troop at times too. I would call Parents and advise them of their childs behavior and ask that they attend a few meetings in an attempt to curb the problem. I have on more then one occassion sent that kid home early as a result of them being disruptive. SPL's have a difficult job to do. I know they don't realize what they are getting into when they are voted into the office. But through determination a
  2. That is a matter that needs to be brought to the attention of the Camp Director. Are they scouts themselves teaching the badge? Are they at least 18yo as Merit Badge Counselors are required to be according to BSA regs? If not, why do camps get away with it and why do we as leaders have to be qualified to be a Merit Badge Counselor? Aviation is 30 mins? That doesn't do the boys any good. I work in Aviation and I wish I could have learned Bernulli's Principle alone in 30 mins. Why even have merit badges if they handed out like candy at Halloween. This is how we end up with all the 12 and 13 ye
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