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  •  Women as Scout Leaders... (1+ / 0-)
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    Oddly enough the first group to push for Women Scout Leaders was the... Mormons!

    The Mormon's Youth program starts at age 12 and so the 11 year old Scouts are in a sort of new scout patrol. While only Men will lead the scouting program as part of the Young Men (12-17) program. the 11 year olds are still part of the Primary program (4-7/8-11) and thus generally in the past led by women. So the first women in the Scout Leader positions though of course not Scoutmaster, were these Primary Leaders

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