historically, some 10% of boys have been involved in scouts and that level has mostly held over time. In my town, I have seen some drop off though.
posted on 07/31/2010 5:54:51 AM PDT
How much of the drop off is also related to a decline in the number of children in American families? If 10-20% of kids have Mexican parents, then only 80-90% are from families that might have a family history with Scouts.
In short, changing demographics has led to a decline in the number of possible legacy Scouts (joining because Dad did) even as the number of children is stable.
posted on 07/31/2010 6:05:56 AM PDT
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