It is our responsibility to assure there’s a shared expectation…
… and our Scouts understand them. Scout aged children are not going to interpret gentle reminders, they’d prefer to have to have things clearly spelled out. They are literalists, they don’t take hints. You can be direct without being unpleasant.
There has to be continual engagement and evaluation. Positions of responsibility in Scouting, to me at least, is about working together to get things done, not about title, privilege or command structures. This is all a grand game, we coach and mentor Scouts, we collaborate with them to realize the wonderful opportunities Scouting offers. This happens one Scout at a time, one conversation at a time.
How many Scouts does it take to change a lightbulb? [0:18]
Email answer about shared expectations [6:36]
Email answer about permission slips [21:46]
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