Scoutmaster Musings - Scouts Outside of Scouting


> > > Triple Prizes < < < 

Scoutmaster Musings

Scouts Outside of Scouting
I've been volunteering at my son's school to set up computers for state testing in the morning. As I was walking down the hall, I saw one of the scouts in our troop and the look on his face was priceless when he saw me. It was like - "WHAT!?! are you doing here?" "This isn't right. You don't have your uniform on and we're not camping. Huh???" And, then he got a big smile and said Hello.

So far, I've seen 4 scouts in the halls the past couple days. After the first one, I've had my eye open for them. A couple I've seen way before they noticed me and it was great to see how they interact with their buddies. I can't help but compare them to other kids, and being completely unbiased :-) I must say they look like good kids to have as friends.

I even saw a boy that was in scouts but dropped 2 years ago. It was nice to say 'hi' and remember his name and ask how things were going. He seemed to be doing just fine without scouting, but I'm pretty sure I detected a slightly sheepish look about him while we talked. I think that's common in scouts that dropped the program so I never bring up scouting when I see them. I just say it's good to see them and ask how school's going and how their folks are. That's usually safe and easy for them.

Keep your eyes open for scouts wherever you may be.

Scout On
Posted: 14:19 09-19-2007 208
    Previous Post     Next Post        archives:   2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009  2008  2007  2006  2005      Scoutmaster Musings - RSS Feed

Site Disclosure Statement



Follow Me, Boys


Recent Comments
louie hollingsworth on Tenderfoot Scouts
 
Troy Schwable on Flag ceremony
 
BOB on Personal Fitness mb
 
Scouter Paul on Tiger Cubs
 
Scouter Paul on Arrow of Light
 
Monique on Arrow of Light
 
Dana Mann on Tiger Cubs
 
Kevin Gibson on Doughy post
 
Joe on Archery belt loop
 
Tasha on Archery belt loop
 
More Comments...


Contest   -   Ask a Question   -   Add Content   -   scout software

This site is not officially associated with the Boy Scouts of America
listeria testingscout software
Boy Scouts  
Boy Scout Trail
Cub Scouts
Webelos
Boy Scouts
My Blog

Activities
Advancements
Awards
Ceremonies
Group Games
Graces
Jokes
Merit Badges
Projects
Recipes
Skits
Songs
SM Minutes
Stories
Uniforms
Pen Pals

Library
Online Tests
Our Schedule
Our Progress


Supporters





Shop 4 Stuff
Visitors
Links
Privacy Policy
ICRA labeled

 
Find more Scouting Resources at www.BoyScoutTrail.com
This site is not officially associated with the Boy Scouts of America
Boy Scout Trail Home Bobcat Tiger Cub Scout Wolf Cub Scout Bear Cub Scout Webelos Boy Scout Tenderfoot Scout 2nd Class Scout 1st Class Scout Star Scout Life Scout Eagle Scout