We work with our Scouts as they come to us….
I’ll discuss two different parent-related issues in this third (and final) in a series of podcasts about Scout parents –
First we’ll acknowledge getting parents to understand the way advancement works can be a big challenge. I’ve worked with many parents who I would consider to be overly involved in their son’s Scouting. They usually calm down a bit if I can talk to them about the nature of Scout advancement but sometimes I don’t get anywhere. We are charged to work with our Scouts as they come to us. We can’t change what happens at home.
Secondly Scouting with your son, being the parent of a Scout and a Scouter at the same time, can be one of the most enriching and memorable times you’ll spend together. Naturally there will be some difficult times but we can avoid letting them derail the experiences for ourselves and our sons if we prepare for them.
In This Podcast
The Tutankhamen Effect [0:19]
Helping parents understand advancement and being a Scouter and a parent at the same time. [8:25]