A year with a new-Scout patrol

What’s so special about new-Scout patrols? What are the advantages of a troop keeping its new Scouts together in their own patrol during their first year instead of mixing them in with older Scouts of all ranks?

Read one way of looking at it in this story from the May-June 2004 issue of Scouting magazine.

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Aaron Derr is the senior editor of Scout Life and Scouting magazines, and also a former Cubmaster and Scouts BSA volunteer.