Re: OA Elections
Paul H. Brown (phbrown@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Mon, 3 Jun 1996 12:31:26 -0400
On Sun, 2 Jun 1996, Dave McCullough wrote:
> Paul wrote,
> >>You have 10 year olds with 15 nites of camping, including a long-term camp?
> Just _how_ early did the scout complete the 5th grade in order for this to
> While looking at the lodge records recently for those going to the National
> Order of the Arrow Conferance, I noticed that one of the boys had been
> inducted in the Order of the Arrow when he was 10 years old. Thinking that
> It seems that the boy's father was the Scoutmaster for his troop, and the boy
> had been camping with the troop for three years as a Cub and Webelos Scout.
> The boy had only been in the troop for 3 weeks when the OA held elections.
> The Scoutmaster put his son on the list of those eligible, and the son was
> elected (not only did the boy NOT have 15 nights camping with the troop, but
> he was not First Class either).
> Is it possible for a 10-year-old to be in OA? Sure, it's "possible". Is it
> probable? Lets just say that my experience has led me to think otherwise.
I see that my suspicious nature has been justified, once again. :-(
Paul H. Brown, UC, GW District, National Capital Area Council, BSA
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