Re: Non-swimmer Advancement
Ben Parker (bparker@INTERACCESS.COM)
Mon, 19 Sep 1994 20:10:34 -0500
The Requirements for Second Class (#7) and First Class (#9) both have an
* by them with a footnote: "This requirement may be waived by the Troop
Committee for medical or safety reasons." I waould assume that some
reasons fitting the above could be (broadly?) interpreted to fit the
exception and allow the boy to advance.
We have a boy in our troop who has a motor coordination problem and is
unable to swim. yet he has managed to advance to Life rank and is
working on his Eagle.
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