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9222Re: [Scouter_T] Questions on the new Cub Scout leader training

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  • Elaine D. Boyd
    Aug 7, 2008
      Jamie,

      thanks for the timing reports for the first two modules. That is good
      information to know.

      With the old syllabus we have combined cubmaster with committee with good
      results. That is too bad the the two don't mesh so well anymore. I think
      it is good for both those positions to know what the other is/should be
      doing.

      What did you use to show the slides with? Do you have access to a
      projector? That is the only way I could see getting the font big enough for
      everyone to read.

      Yours in Scouting,

      ~Elaine
      Scouter in NH

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: <JNDunnMN@...>
      To: <scouter_t@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Thursday, August 07, 2008 9:36 AM
      Subject: Re: [Scouter_T] Questions on the new Cub Scout leader training


      > In a message dated 8/7/2008 7:01:47 A.M. Central Daylight Time,
      > edboyd@... writes:
      >
      > I am preparing to run the new training for the first time next week. This
      is
      > a special training that we set up to help a new unit and it also gives me
      and
      > my staff a chance to run through the syllabus before our fall schedule. I
      > have a few questions for those who have run the course.
      >
      > 1) How are the time estimates that BSA provides? Are they too short or
      just
      > about right? New Leader Essentials keeps coming to mind - I have yet been
      > able to run that in the 90 minutes BSA says I should (I am always
      longer).
      > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >
      >
      > I don't have a good suggestion about the slides. I can tell you that we
      ran
      > the course last week for a committee and Cubmaster. The first two
      sections -
      > Intro to Cub Scouting and How We Have Fun both ran very true to the time
      > suggested. We started at 6:10 and finished at 7:40.
      >
      > We attempted to combine the Committee and Cubmaster position specific
      > sections - it was *very* clumsy and looked and felt ugly. It also took
      longer that
      > 1.5 hours, but I'm not sure whether that was because we had combined the
      two
      > and had to spend time on both presentations, or because there were so many
      > questions during the advancement section.
      >
      > YiS,
      > Jamie Niss Dunn
      > Pack Trainer, P. 512
      > Blaine/Coon Rapids, MN
      > Cub Scout Roundtable Commissioner
      > Cub Scout Training Coordinator
      > 3 Rivers District
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