Re: Insignia aesthetics
Kathie Cerveny (kathie@DELTA.EECS.NWU.EDU)
Thu, 31 Oct 1991 14:16:27 CST
> Unfortunately, unless your Council comes up with some sort of local award
> that can be worn in harmony with the program, there is nothing out there for
> the Tiger Cub leaders except the Cub Scouter's Award. BSA still considers
> Tiger Cubs to be a auxillary part of the Pack....and even though we are
> encouraging them to have Tiger Cub groups, they are not neccessarily part of
> the Cub Scout program.
> Henceforth, no training award or knot.
> And that's a shame for those dedicated Tiger Cub leaders that put together
> a successful program that ends up with gradution rates of over 80%!!!
> (*whispering*) which is if I was a Cubmaster, I would dual register all of
> the Tiger Cub leaders as members of the Pack's Committee...and when the
> two year point comes up, and after I have encouraged them to go to Cub
> Leader Basic and POWWOW and everything else needed....I put in their
> sheet for the Cub Scouter's Award!
> Mike Walton
> Richmond, Kentucky
Thanks. I have a the communications out now to National and the Uniform
and Insignia Control committee to see if this can be resolved. I have
always understood our uniforming (thus our awards) as one of our methods,
in this case if would be yet another way to commit the person to stay in
As far as my council goes - - if they were to "invent" something, the
volunteers would tear them apart. There are at this point a great many
volunteers who believe in working for change within the program, instead of
working for change by rebellion. Of course, we have some of the others
Thanks for taking a moment to answer.
Chicago Area Council
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City