Scott Drown (scottdd@HALCYON.COM)
Tue, 25 Jul 1995 05:43:53 -0800
I have a question for the group re Neckerchief colors. The "O" Official
Neckerchif guide says that neckerchief's are optional and, unbeknownst to
me that the entire troop must wear the same color neckerchief if they are
About three years ago our troop decided to order it's own custom
neckerchiefs and went through a lengthy process with the PLC before one was
chosen. All are happy with it. As part of this the decision was made to
give out standard red neckerchiefs to new scouts and award the custom
neckerchief to Scouts as soon as they attain First Class rank. This has
This week end I was told by one of the Commissioners that this was not
allowed - but he said he would not do anything about it because he was not
our commissioner. I suggested that perhaps this was a poor rule as our
goal is to keep scouts in scouting and achievement of First Class has that
effect. This has been a real motivator.
I am not sure what the commissioner is going to do. For years our Troop
hardly spoke to the Council staff, never attended a Roundtable, never
participated in FOS and never went to any Council events. I helped change
all of that when I was Committee Chair for over 3 years.
Any thoughts from the group?
ASM Troop 39 Maltby, Wa.
Mt. Baker Council, Everett
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