new guy wanting Eagle ceremony
Tom Garriss (TEXLynne@AOL.COM)
Sat, 17 Jun 1995 23:34:55 -0400
I am an Eagle, class of '63, and am currently ASM and a Unit Commisioner. I
completed my Wood Badge this February.
My son has just completed the paperwork for his Eagle, and we are trying to
come up with an interesting Eagle ceremony. There have been several Scouts
who have had ceremonies in the past year or so, so we would like to do
something different from theirs.
I read the reply from the Scouters who had used slide shows, and those sound
like dynamite, but it's a little late for us, since we have no slides!!!
Good suggestion to pass on for incoming scouts!
One of my main complaints with current ceremonies is that there is so much
boring reading, and everyone goes to sleep! This is especially true with the
boys. On the other hand, it needs to be solemn, as well as memorable.
My son is at Philmont now, and we would like to work on his ceremony when he
Thanks for your help!
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City