Tue, 14 Apr 1992 09:56:24 CDT
From: Troye Kauffman Bitnet: AEZTROY@UICVMC
(217) 244-6322 Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> From: Troye Kauffman Bitnet: AEZTROY@UICVMC
>> (217) 244-6322 Internet: email@example.com
>> A Webelos may become a Boy Scout immediately after earning his Arrow of
>> In order to earn the Arrow of Light, a boy must have been active in the den
>> six months after turning ten years old, or have been active in the den for
>> six months after completing the fourth grade.
>Please give me your reference for the above statement, as my brand new 1991
>edition Scoutmasters' Handbook says only that after he earns his Arrow of
>Light he may join a troop.
>Always like to keep on top of these changes - if indeed there are changes.
>Tomorrow night is our roundtable (for both programs) and I need to state
>this regulation clearly and with references.
My source is a latest edition of the Webelos handbook. The scoutmasters's
handbook is correct; my note does not state any prerequisite for joining
Boy Scouts other than earning the Arrow of Light. The other info that I
supplied were partial requirements for the Arrow of light, not for joining
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City