Re: Foreign Scouts & BSA
Jim Miller Sr. (JJMSR@AOL.COM)
Tue, 8 Aug 1995 10:40:28 -0400
Norman J. MacLeod writes:
>As a youngster, I am more than a little certain I would have held the
>Queen's Scout Award to easily be the equivalent of the Eagle, and would have
>been more than a little resentful if I had been told that my Award was
>somehow less of an achievement than the Eagle is for someone in the BSA.
>Now, I am certain this is not the intent for this policy on the part of the
>BSA, but this is certainly the message that a Scout is going to receive as a
>result of it.
I didn't endorse the policy, I just posted it as published. You make some
very good points, and personnally, I would be somewhat uncomfortable
informing a scout from another country of the policy as stated. It seems
however that the same could be accomplished with a little more diplomacy in a
one on one situation.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City