Saturday, July 30, 2005

Then Maybe Their Motto Should Be "As prepared now as we're ever likely to be."

Experts: Scouts Unprepared for Jamboree
BOWLING GREEN, Va. - Their motto is: 'Be prepared.' But as the disaster-riddled National Boy Scout Jamboree carries on following five deaths and hundreds of heat-related illnesses, event planners from across the country are wondering just how prepared the Scouts were.

'That's the part that breaks my heart — there are things you can avoid and things you can't,' said Phyllis Cambria, an event planner from Boca Raton, Fla., who has written several books on the subject. 'This one sounds like it was an avoidable one.'

'I don't think it's wise to make judgment on things that could've, should've, would've been done,' Jamboree spokeswoman Renee Fairrer said."


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