Re: Yellow Vs.Khaki
JAMES SHECKELS (sheckej@EARTHLINK.NET)
Sun, 2 Jun 1996 20:27:37 -0400
>>(The 4 Webelo male leaders all wear their khaki uniform).
>>They have said they don't want any "glory" and are doing this for the boys.
>>Hence as long as they're "there" for them... they don't want any awards,or
>>recognition. Like the "Trained" Patches, Quality Unit, Den Leader Patch,
Same thing those who don't care to get trained or follow Scout policy say to
rationalize thier approach. Those badges mean something, they are not self
The knots indicate the leader cared enough to learn more so the Scouts could
have a better quality program.
And the recognition lets the Scouts know that the adults are working through
a set of rules (requirements) too - more identification with the adults
rather than the "You make me do all the work" attitude.
BTW - Trained patch is a misnomer - you are never really FULLY trained.
This comes from a guy with three beads and 15 knots in his fruit salad ;-0.
YIS Jim Sheckels I used to be a Bobwhite....SE-308-7(82)
firstname.lastname@example.org Commissioner, COR, Trainer
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