So I ran into an old friend today who is also involved in Scouting. Sounds like he is having similar issues with helicopter parents like my troop is having, except worse.
He said One helicopter in his troop has caused a long time Scouter to quit as he cannot take the hovering and passive aggressiveness.
Parents also keep thinking it's all about the bling and pushing advancement. Another helicopter organized a Radio MB and JOTA weekened without consulting with any other adults in the tr
This is the Tale of the Two Eagles.
Once there were two Eagles. The First Eagle was the son of a "Double Eagle," or an Eagle Scout and Explorer Silver recipient. "Double Eagle" dad pushed and pushed and pushed his son to earn Eagle at the ripe old age of 13. Since the Silver Award was no longer around for Exploring, dad did no pushing for that. Since the First Eagle met his dad's expectations, and thought his journey was over, he quit Scouting at 13, only to rejoin many years later when his