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Time for a new topic: To what extent are scouts involved in making the troop's budget? To what extent are scouts involved in spending decsions within (pre-made) budget categories? What have you seen (and how well has it worked)? What do you think is the ideal? What have been the major schools of thought on this subject? Obviously some expenses are mandatory if you want to be a scout troop (rechartering fees) and ought to be included in any sane budget. Other expenses I cannot imagine dropping (patches for ranks, merit badges, etc). But there is a lot of stuff that
As part of a five-year revitalization of Scouts Canada's programming, a new youth-led Scouting program called The Canadian Path is being introduced. "Education research has shown that learning is most successful when children and youth drive the process," said Dr. Judith Newman, education consultant for The Canadian Path and former Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba. "The Canadian Path's learner-centric approach fosters an environment that gives youth control of their learning and inspires them to figure out things for themselves with the help and guidance of vo