When Scoutmaster C.R. asked for help in motivating his young Scouts, readers noted that unit pride starts with adult leaders setting the right example while providing a program full of “gee whiz” activities.
In our October issue, Scoutmaster J.C.H. asked for ideas on saving money during a troop high adventure trip. Reader suggestions included staying at military bases, college campuses, or Scout council camps.
When Scout M.S. noted in our September issue that adults in his troop won’t let junior leaders make decisions, readers responded with some strategies for realizing the important goal of boy-led troop leadership.
Scouter M.A. noted in our March-April issue that some Scouts almost never advance in rank. Should the troop committee’s board of review find out why? M.A. asked. What else might motivate boys to advance?
In our October issue, M.B., a female Scouter, reported that the Scoutmaster of her troop did not work well with women leaders and passed along his “male chauvinist” attitudes to the Scouts. M.B. asked, “What should I do?”