Re: OA eligibility & camping requirement
Paul S. Wolf (aa854@CLEVELAND.FREENET.EDU)
Tue, 11 Jun 1996 12:34:16 -0400
In answer to the following question:
>> 1) Do these nights of camping have to be under the auspices of the BSA?
I have reformated what Henry Knowles <hknowles@POLARIS.ORL.MMC.COM> said:
> The O.A. camping requirement is :
> "After registration with a troop or team, have experienced fifteen
> days and nights of camping, during the two-year period prior to the
> "The fifteen days and nights must include six consecutive
> days and nights of resident camping, approved and under the
> auspices and standards of the B.S.A."
> "The balance of the camping must be overnight, weekend, or
> other short-term camps."
> Therefore, the answers to your questions are :
> (1) Yes.
My reading of the quoted material would lead me to say that his answer is
wrong. The LONG TERM camp mentioned in the 2nd sentence has the BSA
auspices requirement. The BALANCE (short term camps) do not appear to
require that they be BSA campouts, so weekend family camping should be
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