Robert E. Pettitt (repettitt@MMM.COM)
Fri, 25 Aug 1995 13:41:22 -0500
I am new to this list. Sooooo, I don't know what the obligatory
introductions are supposed to contain but here is mine. I hope it has what
My name is Robert Pettitt. I have been a scout/scouter on and off since
Bobcat in Cubs. I am currently the Lodge Adviser for Agaming Lodge Order of
the Arrow in Indianhead Council located in St. Paul, MN. Agaming Lodge will
have ~1900 members after fall inductions, which are currently underway.
In addition to Indianhead Council, I have been active in the Red River
Council and the Missouri Valley Council as a youth (both councils have
since merged). While in the U.S. Navy I was a member of the Transatlantic
Council as a ASM of a troop on the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Following a transfer I became the District Advancement Chairman of the
Buccaneer District (the Florida Keys) of the South Florida Council.
I received my Eagle and God & Country in 1963 in Jamestown, N.D. I was sent
by my grandmother (bless her heart) to two National Jamborees as a youth and
spent my summers at Camp Wilderness in northern Minnesota. My father and I
attended O.A. Ordeal and Brotherhood together at Wilderness in Minneduta
Lodge. Dad was later the Lodge Adviser of Chan-O-Wapi Lodge in Bismarck N.D.
That is where he received his Vigil about 1968. I received my Vigil in
Agaming Lodge in 1992 and the next year I was suprised with the O.A.
Founders Award. As an adult I have attended three National Order of the
Arrow Conferences ( I wish I had gone as a youth!!).
This last march I had the biggest scout day of my life when my son received
his Eagle one afternoon and I received the Silver Beaver that evening.
I have been on Wood Badge Staff several times and have been asked back again
for next year (must be doing something right).
My wife Carol and I have been married for 27 years (boy is that a long time,
she is really getting old!!!). We have two daughters Nicole and Krista (both
of who were Girl Scouts), besides our son Jonathan.
Well that is a page. I am happy to be a member of this list. I plan on
learning a lot!
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City