Andrew Heath (HEATHA@YVAX.BYU.EDU)
Thu, 12 Oct 1995 10:00:01 -0600
>Lions where changed to the Webelos activity awards about (+- 1 year) 1968.
>I sure someone with the resources will give you the exact date. I think
>the activity awards were introduced to make it less like working on Wolf
>and Bear and more like working on BS stuff, kind of a transition thing.
1967 The Cub Scout Advancement Program was overhauled. The Lion
rank was discontinued in favor of the new Webelos Scout program
with its distinctive uniform and 15 activity badges. William R. Jack-
son named chairman of the national Cub Scout Committee. Registra-
tions reached 3,280,955 boys and 1,261,815 pack leaders.
[ above taken from 'History of Cub Scouting' pg 60, (c)1987, BSA Pub No. 3849 ]
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