Re: [Scouter_T] BALOO delay?
- Could be a local option, by the council.
> >Today at our University of Scouting an announcement was made that:
> >policy of requiring a BALOO trained leader to attend pack campouts
> >been delayed until January, 2004.
> >That's a 'reprieve' of a year for those of us who have not been able
> >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
> >professional told me that the powers in Irving's H&S and Risk
> >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
> and the response is uniformly positive. It's a terrific foundation for
> following camping-oriented courses, OWL (in whatever form it ends up)
> 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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