Re: [WarOf1812] Re: The under 18 yo's
- For the Wenworth Re-enactment Society we don't have a minimum age for recruiting. However we do have some guidlines. If the prospective member is under 16 his/her
parents must also join the group. The new member is also not allowed to carry a musket until at least 16.
> So now in 2001 how old is the minimum age you would recruit a re
> Recruiting some one does it *mean* they get to carry a musket in the
> next re enactment that comes after they join? Learning the
> proceedures is important.Will these new young recruits learn
> the "ropes"then be given a musket after training.
> I saw a few younger teens asking the IMUC unit questions about
> recruitment at Fort Erie during the seige.
> There does seem to be an interest perhaps it is transporation as well
> as the expense that is holding some younger recruits back.
> If the parent doesn't hold an interest in re enacting are they going
> to let junior take the family car away for the weekend?
> This is an expensive hobby however it is something that can be
> enjoyed by a teen until later on in life and then by his family also.
> I would much rather have my kid(who is too young right now)invest in
> this hobby rather then other hobby's that don't carry on the interest
> past early 20's and the money is then spent and the supplies sit idol.
> Happy new year Tracy Forsyth
> --- In WarOf1812@egroups.com, "JESSE PUDWELL" <SGTPUDGLI@h...> wrote:
> > J-P,
> > It's all very...historical. Those of us who have survived are
> stronger for
> > it, but not necessarily "better" and certainly not "bigger". 2001
> is the
> > year to re-build and take on the youth again but those of us who
> have the
> > money, unit-wise or individually, must be prepared to help them
> when they
> > come into the hobby.
> > >
> The War of 1812: In Europe, thousands fought over the fate of hundreds of square miles: in North America, hundreds determined the fate of THOUSANDS of square miles...