Re: Training Award Requirements Question
Dr. Steven C. Myers (R1SCM@AKRONVM.BITNET)
Tue, 4 May 1993 15:31:35 EDT
ON Tue, 4 May 1993 11:57:15 CDT Kathie Cerveny said:
> keep the books you use up to date. Merit Badge counselors are required
> to use the book that is current at the time a boy starts a badge. Thus, all
> counselors can not keep up with the changes-troops should provide the scout
> with a current merit badge booklet upon the SM signing the MB card.
And just how might this be accomplished? We do not have a complete library,
and most of the books we have are out of date. Do we charge the kid and then
go buy the book for them, or do we need to carry inventory tying up troop
resources? Shouldn't the boy go buy his own? I'm sorry, but I'm not sure I
want to run a troop trading post. Maybe I'm all wet, but this can be a major
What I do try to do now and it is a pain, is to buy books for the boys who
say they will bring me the money for them.
Anyone got a better way?
SM Troop 1 (now up to 14 boys)
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City