In this day and age with any and everyon playing a lot of video games really does not promote what Cubscouts and Boyscouts are all about. Scouting is about getting out and learning something new and getting OUTSIDE!
While I support the computers within scouting, this is just one that is not needed. It does not teach a life skill for the boys or scouters. Teaching Scouts how to use a computer, how to interact online and how to create websites & pages is a skill needed.
Video Games teach the scouts how to kill others, level up, do a lot of damage. This is not a beltloop & pin that I will not offer within the pack that I am Cubmaster for. If the boy wants to earn one. Fine. I am just not going to award it publically.
(updated 4/19/11: This was way back when. I have learned a lot since then. Yes, I do award these now…….Just showing that I can learn from mistakes.)