Re: MB Counselor 5 Badge Limit?
Paul H. Brown (phbrown@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Mon, 27 Nov 1995 07:38:32 -0500
On Sat, 25 Nov 1995, paul Veltman wrote:
> > What method do you propose to audit the qualifications of MB counselors,
> > and audit whether the person signing a blue card is a registered scouter?
> I suppose that merit badge counsellors could be issued numbers by a
> council, and these numbers would be on the advancement form. When the MB
> counsellor number is entered into the database, it would tell the data
> entry operator if the person signing off the blue card is a valid
> counsellor in that council.
And scouts who earn merit badges from out-of-council counsellors? I
suppose each of us could use our BSA registration number (I disremember
its official name right now.) to identify everything we sign. Looks like
an opportunity for councils to hire a whole bunch more clerical
personnel, to me. Then, we could have additional fund-raisers to pay the
There's gotta be a better way.
Paul H. Brown, UC, GW District, National Capital Area Council
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City