Re: [Scouter_T] Re: Pow Wow or University of Scouting
- We are doing a University this fall and your program would be great. Thanks. Please email a copy.
jomarshall57 <jo@...> wrote:
We just started using Access last year, combined with a web form. We
recruited a registrar who turned out to be a very enthusiastic database
expert. Last year the web form created a text file that was then
imported into Access. This year we expect the entries to be directly
imported. Participants got immediate confirmation of class schedules.
Reports included a listing of people for each class, plus a number of
summaries that helped us put classes in the a correctly sized room. On
the day of the event, each participant received a printed schedule with
We decided scheduling ahead of time, so that people registered by class
period. That was done manually, and was based at least partly on past
experience. We offered 86 different sections, but it really didn't take
long to figure out. I suspect it would have taken a lot longer to
program it, and I'm not that trusting of programs anyway (having
This year we'll refine the program and set it up for standard use. If
you'd like a copy of what we're doing, we'd be happy to send it over.
The web form was done with Perl, and will be switched over to
ColdFusion this year for direct communication with the database.
San Francisco Bay Area Council
--- In email@example.com, Judy Yeager <kcjscout@e...> wrote:
> Pardon the cross post, but I wanted to reach as many folks as
> What kind of computer program does the registration team for your Pow
Wow and/or University of Scouting use to track registrations, schedule
classes and produce reports? Just wondering what is out there that
might work for us.
> Judy Yeager
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