Re: Quality Unit! Yes or no
JAMES SHECKELS (sheckej@EARTHLINK.NET)
Sun, 31 Mar 1996 21:26:49 -0800
Matthew Ross wrote:
> I have been involved for several years with a group of troops that hold
> their own Boy Scout summer camp. It is heald on private property rather than
> at a nationally recognized Camp. In the beginning the purpose was to provide
> a camp experence for boys who could not afford to go to Council camp, and
> attract boys who wern't going to Council camps.
> The problem I am addressing is a few years ago the Council began refusing
> to give us Our Quailty Unit patches because we wern,t attending an official
> BSA Camp.
Correct me if I'm wrong (don't have a current Q Award sheet in front of me) but
attendance at a Boy Scout camp has never been required for the Q Award. A long
camp is a long term camp, and if conducted as a Scout activity, it is good to go
this Commissioner. Let me check my personal Scout-rule book here...(1) Is it saf
Is it legal? (3) Is it moral? (4) Is it within BSA policy? Seems all of these w
by the "unofficial" camp. Good to go! (As I put on the asbestos underwear for t
hardliner falme ;-))
YIS Jim Sheckels I used to be a Bobwhite....SE-308-7('82)
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