Re: Re: Eagle before 13?
Randy Finder (NARAHT@DRYCAS.CLUB.CC.CMU.EDU)
Thu, 29 Sep 1994 11:46:00 EDT
>>2) Pure self-interest. A bridge to adult scouting would be the perfect
>>place for the scout (if going to college) to receive more information on
>>Alpha Phi Omega. While the info in the scout handbook is useful, it is
>>too much information for most 11 & 12 year olds and not enough for 16 & 17
>Randy, your statement suggests that Alpha Phi Omega is an extension of BSA
>which is not true. It is not BSA's role to recruit for APhiO. However, it does
>seem appropriate for councils (national) to share with APhiO a list of Scouts
>who are entering college so that the fraternity can make appropriate
>contact with the individual. This would, of course, rely on units to provide
>the information to council->national, etc.
Agreed, it wasn't phrased as well as it could be. I would not only like to
see BSA have a "bridging" ceremony like the GSUSA does. I would like to see
information on APO given to those bridging to adulthood (who are going)
to college in both of them.
We are recognized by the National Council of the BSA, but not run by them
This is a situation similar to the religious awards. There are religous
awards for scouters (different than the youth awards, you can get them for a
[good party idea deleted]
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