Re: OA eligibility & camping requirement
Bruce E. Cobern (bec@NYC.PIPELINE.COM)
Mon, 10 Jun 1996 20:39:14 GMT
On Jun 10, 1996 16:26:19, 'John Economides <JohnEcon@AOL.COM>' wrote:
>I have some questions regarding the long term camping requirement, and the
>nights of camping requirement:
>1) Do these nights of camping have to be under the auspices of the BSA?
All of the camping must be under the auspices of the BSA.
>2) Does a week-long YMCA camp count for long term camping?
Unless it is ALSO under the auspices of the BSA, NO!
>3) Do WEBELOS nights camping count toward OA?
Not unless they are done AFTER joining a Boy Scout troop. So, for a
WEBELOS SCOUT - NO. However, for the WEBELOS DEN CHIEF I would say YES.
>4) Do family campout nights count?
>These issues have all come up at one time or another, and I have always
>that it had to be BSA campouts (while a Boy Scout) and BSA summer camp.
I believe you were essentially correct.
Bruce E. Cobern
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City