I hate to say it: Camping
JASON CRUSE (jcruse@DU.EDU)
Fri, 2 Aug 1996 17:39:54 -0600
I really have to bring this up, from the ground floor. However, when the
discussion on the Camping MB was started on Scouts-l, quite frankly, I
didn't think it concerned me. At the time, I was an ASM, and not
Now, as of last Sunday, I am a scoutmaster. And, last night at
Roundtable, the Troop High Priestess (Committee Chairwoman), asked about
a boy who may be camping with his dad in the park to get his 20 days and
Now, I don't want to set the list off again. Therefore, I am asking
that you reply to me individually. I prefer only those who are in
district level positions or above (not with troops, because every troop
opinion is like a nose on a scoutmaster: everybody has one).
I seem to recall someone saying that only official troop campouts count
for the Camping MB. Upon rereading the requirements book (1995-97), I
can't seem to find this qualification anywhere.
Mind you, I don't actually know if this situation is occuring in my
troop. I was only presented with an hypothetical situation. However,
it has been raised, and will be raised at the next committee meeting (10
days from now) and I would like to be prepared (no pun intended).
Jason A. Cruse
University of Denver
"Toujours en avant. Si Dieu avait voulu que l'homme reculat, il lui
aurait mis un oeil derriere la tete."
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City