ANST - Giving Awards to SCA Youth
jyeates at bga.com
Fri Jul 3 11:43:41 PDT 1998
On 3 Jul 98, at 11:51, Laury Torrence wrote:
> VIVAT GUNNORA!!!!! This is what I meant earlier! If they do the work,
> they should be awarded accordingly, age has nothing to do with
> it.......but our perceptions do. So lets remember that when we see young
> folk working their little tushies off at events!
here's a thought ... kids love stuff. so if you know you're going to have
helpers, small tokens would go over extremely well ... scale up according
to the situation.
perhaps some thought could be given to a official local / regional / kingdom
awards designed solely for the young ... or ... special catagories in our
suitable competitions for the young folk (arts and sciences comes initially
to mind) ... you reward and encourage service, give them something to
strive for, and create something that sets their age-related peers special
and shows that their presence and contributions are noted and appreciated
though this could be taken to the other end of the bell curve of age and
applied to the "old farts" (grin) ... self is touching that side of the curve only
in chronological measures
... it's rough sometimes being a immortal soul in a mortal vehicle (g)
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