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In a message dated 1/21/2004 8:35:05 PM Eastern Standard Time,
[email protected] writes:
Even when when we were able to start our own small homeschooler troop
(just three moms and three Brownies) iIt was still too official and
officious for my personal comfort -- the paperwork and forms and fees
and "assignments" and schedules were annoying and pointless to DD and
me, not to mention the emphasis on the cookie sale. (I *hate*

This is not to say the Scouts don't help many girls or that the
organization doesn't deserve support or that Scouts can't have fun,
only that I personally felt boxed in by it and much prefer child-led
exploration rather than Scout-led exploration. :) JJ
One thing to keep in mind is that Girl Scouts activities are SUPPOSED to be
girl-planned. I recognize that doesn't always happen.

Kathryn, beloved of a professional Girl Scout

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