Re: Polar Bear Requirements
Michael Dobson (dobson@INFO.USUHS.MIL)
Wed, 27 Sep 1995 13:38:01 -0400
On the SCOUTS-L mailing list Ron W. Fox wrote:
> Here in the U.S., there is a wholly unofficial award called the Polar Bear
> award. This is usually given to a Scout who participates in some level of
> winter camping.
> For U.S. Scouts and Scouters:
> 1) What, in your Council, District, or Troop, is the criteria usually used to
> award the Polar Bear award?
Spend one night camping in a tent where the temperature dropped below 32 F.
> 2) What does the award consist of?
A light blue round patch with a polar bear and igloo on it. They are sold
at the Scout Store and are from National Supply I believe.
> 3) Where is it usually worn?
Right pocket where other temporary patches are worn.
Mike, Eagle '70, CM Pack 1071, MC Troop 1071, Olde Mill District, NCAC
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