Re: Wood Badge patrols
hilding holroyd (hilding@BLUESTONE.COM)
Wed, 19 Jun 1996 08:35:14 -0400
On Wed, 19 Jun 1996, Keith Tilley wrote:
> Paul Brown wrote:
> > I'll admit to being put out that my CC considered himself an Owl, and
> >sang the Wood Badge song as an Owl, rather than identifying with we
> >grazers for the course.
> I was a little confused by that as well when I first took the course, but
> over time I've learned why it's done that way.
> I'm a Beaver.
> It was as a Beaver that I developed my knowledge, skills, and attitude. It
> was as a Beaver that I worked my ticket and earned my regalia.
> Keith Tilley
Just to add a bit to this.... not all Wood Badge Staff are assigned to be
Coach Counselors for a patrol. What would you do with all the rest of the
On my last staff assignment (as Coach Counselor, too), the FIRST time
we sang the song, all of the staff sang all of the verses, just so the
participants could "get the example". After that, we sang with our
Hilding W. Holroyd Advancement Chairman
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