Re: MB Counselors
Bob Haar (rhaar@ALBERT.CS.GMR.COM)
Tue, 24 Aug 1993 16:06:53 EDT
> >A person may register only as a Merit Badge Counselor, they do not have to
> >be registered in any other scouting position. This is a good job for
> >parents, not otherwise registered.
> I'm curious. Is the purpose of this to have the person registered with
> Scouting for a background check?
I cannot comment on the motivation.
> And what about Scout leaders who are
> already registered, such as myself as an Assitant Scoutmaster? Do I have to
> register myself as a MBC in order to sign off scouts on merit badges?
Yes. And as the C.O.R., I have to endorse my own M.B. counselor
> Boy, sure hope not! That's an awful lot of forms to fill out!
Yes again. And the forms get more tiresome every year. Many of the
people I talk with think that this is done intentionally to
make it harder to be a volunteer. (:-)
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