Re: Eagle question
Richard Russell (lderlore@XMISSION.COM)
Thu, 2 Feb 1995 09:52:31 -0700
There are Varsity Scout or Venture Letters and there is the Exploring
Achievement Award (I am not 100% sure of this name). These require
setting goals, fulfilling requirements, and they are presented in a Court
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On Wed, 1 Feb 1995, Nancy Smith S wrote:
> Hi All!
> As only having experience dealing with Cub Scouts, I found the thread
> about young Eagles vs. older Eagles interesting. Now I have a
> question. Please bear with me as I am asking this out of ignorance,
> not to get flamed. After a boy earns Eagle (regardless of age) what
> is the next step or goal? I know there are palms awarded for
> additional merit badges, but what next? If Eagle is the highest rank,
> what keeps the 14-year-old Eagle involved in Scouting (besides the
> obviousness of fellowship, camping, fun, additional merit badges,
> etc.)? From my ignorant point of view, if a boy reaches the "highest
> goal" at such a young age, where does he go from there? Again, I'm
> just curious, please don't take this post as a flame.
> Nancy Smith
> Committee Chair
> Pack 39
> Carthage, Illinois
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