Chris McCullough (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon Jun 01 12:36:52 1998
Olan Watkins wrote:
> 1) Who keeps the uniform, seeing as right now its ok to wear an Exploring
> uniform with the sash, this is kinda pertinent.
My understanding is the Venturing program keeps the green.
> 2) Will learning for life divisions be able to use scouting facilities
> such as high adventure bases and our Explorer base in my council anymore?
That is one question still up in the air, but my feeling is that the answer
will be yes.
> 3) Will boy scouts that transfer to Leaning for Life posts (i guess), be
> able to retain their OA membership?
I don't think so. Under new LFL policies, members will be called
participants, and not members of the BSA. Venturers will be considered
members of the BSA which is required for membership in OA. So they need to
register also with a Crew, Troop, or Ship.
> 4) And this one is completely off the wall but some people are hoping for
> it so here goes. Is the national OA considering at all that the new
> venturing program is extremely similar to the focus of the Boy Scouting,
> and possibly letting these posts hold elections, even if it means girls?
> I told you this one was weird, but it has some merit you have to admit.
No info has come down yet
> Jeff Abernathy
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