Re: Age requirements
Craig Bond (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fri Jun 19 23:39:46 1998
John, Marie could have (and I did) get the age requirement from this simple
declarative sentence in the first paragraph on the inside of the Explorer
"I am at least 14 years of age and have completed the eighth grade
or am 15 years of age and not yet 21."
This paragraph is one of three preceding the Explorer Code, and the a
place for the Explorer to sign (in 8 years and literally hundreds of
applications I've processed, I don't ever remember seeing one of these
At 02:31 PM 6/19/98 CDT, you wrote:
>Just for references sake if Marie could please site specifically where
>this requirement is stated. As it has been said age is not the great
>measure of a persons readiness to join a Ship or Post. By setting a
>requirement National is taking the guess work out of telling someone
>that they are or are not ready to join. It also keeps anyone from
>being made the "bad guy" when they have to tell someone that they
>aren't ready. If Marie is correct then we need to decide either to
>accept it as it is or to voice our objections to National.
>SSS 361 Columbia Ranger
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple;
only God can count the apples in a seed.