Bob Haar (rhaar@ALBERT.CS.GMR.COM)
Wed, 21 Sep 1994 10:49:17 EDT
> From: George Huffman <HUFFMAN_GEORGE_W@LILLY.COM>
> OK, I'm confused! According to my handbook swimming is not a requirement for
> the Eagle rank, or has this changed recently? My handbook is the tenth edition
> (1990 I think). It clearly states that there are options to aquatic - swimming
> and lifesaving - merit badges. Maybe I don't understand the original question
> here. Somebody bring me up to speed.
The issue was not the swimming merit badge (as you point out,
there are alternatives), but the swimming requirements
for the lower ranks. This is indirectly a requirement for
Eagle in that you have to pass through First Class, etc.
before reaching Eagle.
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