Re: "baptism" of fresh summer-campers
Patrick Lam (PLAM@MUSICM.MCGILL.CA)
Thu, 13 Oct 1994 16:40:13 EST
>Yes, a formal ceremony to indicate that they are no longer
>rookies does help...
In the USA, you seem to no longer use investiture ceremonies..
New Scouts are invested once they have learned the Scout promise,
law, motto, and slogan. This means that they take the promise
in front of the whole troop, at which point they are actually
It used to be that tenderfeet were invested when they got their
Tenderfoot Badge.. before they did that, they weren't actually Scouts.
Also, Patrol Leaders can be invested to become patrol leaders, too.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City