Re: I used to be a ...
Patrick Lam (PLAM@MUSICM.MCGILL.CA)
Sat, 3 Aug 1996 02:24:34 EDT
It seems that the Wood Badge is quite respected world wide...
especially in some of the European countries, where it is quite
difficult to get (um, harder than in Canada anyhow, or so it seems
One of the things about WB, though, is that there are generally a lot
of older people who take it. This isn't so bad where I am- a lot of
my fellow Rovers also have their WB's- but in some crowds of WBers,
the average age is rather high. I think we need to encourage all
committed leaders to take a WB (the Canadian view)...
> "redbacks" or "dingoes" elsewhere in the scouting world...) I like to
> imagine how much fun we could have if this "virtual campfire" could
> sometime be a real one and we could all join in the Gilwell song together
At the World Moot in Sweden, there was a Gilwell Reunion, and of
course, the Gilwell song. Some of the patrols I remember are
Hunters, Bats, Cuckoos, hmm... it seems, though, that Canada was
the only country there where, um, offbeat names were encouraged.
used to be a Screaming Bat
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