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Re: [Scouter_T] BALOO delay?

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  • Dave Loomis
    Could be a local option, by the council. Dave ... -- To reply, click on the mailto: address below. Dave Loomis
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 10, 2002
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      Could be a local option, by the council.

      Dave

      wahowland@... wrote:

      >
      >
      > >Today at our University of Scouting an announcement was made that:
      > the
      > >policy of requiring a BALOO trained leader to attend pack campouts
      > has
      > >been delayed until January, 2004.
      > >That's a 'reprieve' of a year for those of us who have not been able
      > to
      > >provide BALOO training.
      > >
      > >Can anyone else confirm or deny this? Personally I did not hear the
      > >announcement as I was setting up for my first class. Later in the
      > day
      > >a
      > >professional told me that the powers in Irving's H&S and Risk
      > Management
      > >have delayed the mandate for a year.
      >
      > Well, since it was originally implemented as mandatory for Pack
      > camping as of
      > September 2001, I doubt it. Anyone care to comment? (I just sent a
      > query to
      > National about it, if you want to wait to see what I get back <G>)
      >
      > BTW, BALOO is a great little day's course-- we have given it several
      > times
      > and the response is uniformly positive. It's a terrific foundation for
      > the
      > following camping-oriented courses, OWL (in whatever form it ends up)
      > and
      > IOLS.
      >
      > YiS
      > Auntie Beans
      > Cape Cod & Islands Council, MA
      > Training Committee Chair
      > NSJ 1997, 2001 Nat'l Health & Safety
      > Abake Mi-Sa-Na-Ki Lodge #393
      > I useta be an Eagle....NEI-188
      >
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