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  • Hank Voegtle
    Tonight was the district program kick-off for 2003-4. In looking over the training schedule, I did not see BALOO as a course. As the course director for the
    Message 1 of 128 , Aug 5, 2003
      Tonight was the district program kick-off for 2003-4. In looking over the
      training schedule, I did not see BALOO as a course. As the course director
      for the district's first course in 2001, I was a littled concerned about
      this. When I asked about it, I was told that it would be integrated into
      the Outdoor Webelos Course, a program that includes two nights of camping.
      Showing up for one day is not an option. The one-day course "may" be
      offered in the spring.

      Having been the course director for our district's first course, I was more
      than shocked by the idea that BALOO, an introductory course that
      emphasizes "soft" camping will offered in this format. I'm tempted to steer
      my pack leaders to districts were there is a one day course or offering it
      in my pack as a one day course. Does anyone have thoughts on the matter?
      Does anyone think I ought to contact the Council Executive or Council
      Training Chair? Am I being too much of a curmudgeon about this? Am I wrong
      to think that BALOO is one course that really ought to be taught according
      to the syllabus?

      Thanks in advance.

      Yours in Scouting,

      Hank Voegtle--Eagle Scout-Class of '68
      I used to be a Fox (SR-Y2K-X2)
      Cubmaster, Pack 890, Dallas, Texas
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      Message 128 of 128 , Oct 1 12:06 AM
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