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About the White Stag Web: This web site is the work of Brian Phelps.

About White Stag: For more information about the White Stag program, contact us.


The information on this web site is in part a compilation of documents derived from many sources over a number of years. In a few cases the copyright for material included herein may be owned by original authors or publishers who cannot be identified. The author does not claim authorship nor copyright for any material for which a copyright has already been established. Proof of prior copyright is welcome and proper attribution will be given. Otherwise Copyright © 1981, 1984, 1997, 1998 Brian Phelps. All rights reserved.

Some contents are adapted with permission from Manage Your Meetings: The Interaction Method. San Francisco: Interaction Associates, Inc. © 1980.

Permitted Uses

Incidental, non-commercial, personal use: You may use or copy the information found on the White Stag web site for your personal, incidental, non-commercial, informational purposes only.

All other uses: Except as authorized in the previous paragraph, all other uses, including reproducing or transmitting in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or information storage and retrieval systems, are not permitted without the express written permission of the author. You are not granted a license under any copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property in the material or the products, services, or processes described therein. All such rights are retained by White Stag Leadership Development or its designees, and/or any third party owner rights.

Requesting use: If you want to use these materials in your Scouting or youth program, please contact the Email  author. Permission is usually quickly granted. Our purpose is to support you by our staying informed of who is using these materials.


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If any portion of this web site or any information, services, or product found on it is prohibited, illegal, or otherwise in violation of any local, state, provincial, national or other statute in the geographic location from which it is being accessed, then the information, services, or product described is not intended for distribution or use in that locale.

Book Return Policy

As stated on the book order page [New browser window], the books available through this web site are sold through an arrangement with PhelpsTek , an independent publications services company, at the address stated on the order form. All books are shipped within seven days of receipt of order. If you are for any reason dissatisfied with the contents of either of the books, we offer a 30-day money back guarantee. You must first contact us and request a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number. Only returns in new condition and accompanied by an RMA number will be processed for a refund. Refunds do not include shipping and handling charges. Email us to request a copy of this refund policy.

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