___ ___ 1. Did the meeting begin and end on time?
___ ___ 2. Was all the equipment ready as needed?
___ ___ 3. Was everyone occupied all the time or did the meeting drag?
(Crowd things along; if you do, there will be no discipline problems
or uncontrolled rough housing)
___ ___ 4. Was there a chance for every Scout to make some progress–
Either by instruction, or testing towards First Class or beyond?
___ ___ 5. Was there a surprise item, or at least something new and unexpected?
___ ___ 6. Was the running of the meeting shared by the SPL and SM
with other junior leaders?
___ ___ 7. Was there a fun game and/or games with a purpose?
___ ___ 8. Did the SPL work through the Patrol Leaders most of the time?
(e.g. do the patrols actually function as teams under the leadership
and direction of their patrol leaders, or is this only a formality?)
___ ___ 9. Was the atmosphere of the meeting high-spirited and friendly?
___ ___ 10. Did any item last more than twenty minutes?
___ ___ 11. Was there variety?
(of action and stillness, of noise and quiet,
of work and games, of know and unknown)
___ ___ 12. Was there a little talk as possible?
___ ___ 13. Did the instruction involve “learning by doing” as much as possible?
___ ___ 14. Was a short inspiration a part of the meeting?