Re: OK, you got me
Charlotte S. Jerscheid (cjersche@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Tue, 7 Mar 1995 13:58:30 -0500
On Sat, 4 Mar 1995, Tom Foss wrote:
> practical limit seems to be about 4 -- one Gold, 3 silver. I state that
> practical limit primarilly for reasons of shirt-pocket real estate!
Especially since most of the shirt below the pocket gets tucked-in anyway <g>.
> I may be out of line here, "officially", but our Pack moves everyone up at
> the end of the school year.
That's what our District Executive strongly recommended, since that allows
the boys to go to the next level camping experience that summer, instead
of having to wait another whole year.
>. Because our Pack doesn't meet in the summer, we frequently
> have guys finishing up arrow points during the early summer, which they are
> then awarded at the September meeting -- sometimes along with their Webelos
> badge. We treat summer as a transition period, when Cubs might actually be
> finishing off one rank and starting another.
> Tom Foss
Our pack did the same thing while I was Committee Chairman. We advised
the Den Leaders and parents, though, that as of September, no further
work would be recognized from the previous rank's manual. We also asked
the boy if he really wanted a whole summer's work to count toward arrow
points, instead of doing the same things and have them marked off in his
new book. <g>.
Troop 13, formerly of Pack 24, BSA
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City