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Adult Aims and Boy Aims in Scouting.

A Scoutmaster should frankly recognize that the adult aims of citizenship and character are vitally different from the boy aims of pleasure and interest.

Only can the adult hope to effect his aims as he does so through the boy's interests.  The "train" of the adult program must "run" on the "tracks" of the boy's interests pulled by the boy's enthusiasm.  Character and citizenship then may be expected as by-products of what the boy does and thinks under leadership and association.  to get an ideal or an idea "into" a boy, one must have his attention.  The boy must think it and do it, not merely hear it.

The program of Scouting is essentially sound in this regard, as it develops the boy through companionship and leadership in activities which interest and appeal to him.

Any Scoutmaster departing from this Scout principle of the boy's interests as a starting point, may properly expect difficulty.

The 2nd Ed

 

 

   

 

 


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