About EvaluationAsk a Patrol Member Development candidate at the end of the summer camp, "When do you evaluate?" and he'll tell you, "Always."
Ask another candidate from Patrol Leader Development "what do you look for when you evaluate?" and he'll say, "The strong and the weak points, possible improvements, and things to keep."
Ask a third candidate, a young woman from Troop Leader Development, bowed under a large pack, "What is evaluation?" and he'll tell you everything the others have said and add, "We evaluate how well the group is keeping itself together and how well we're getting the job done."
Evaluation is a continual process, either informal or formal, of judging a situation against a standard.
Evaluation is, in essence, two things: