Cheryl Singhal (csinghal@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Sat, 3 Aug 1996 23:18:04 -0400
On Sat, 3 Aug 1996, JASON CRUSE wrote:
> > On Aug 03, 1996 21:14:57, 'Susan Ganther wrote:
> > >This also certifies that you approve of the Scouts choice of MB counselor
> > I disagree with you on this. The signing of the MB card by the SM simply
> > means that the scout is eligible to take the MB. At the time it is signed,
> > a scout does not need to have selected a counselor.
> > Now the question is am I going to start a big debate over this. I was not
> > intending to.
> > Drew
> Whether you intended to or not, Drew, I think you're going to get one. I
> only wish to add here that of the 40 or so responses to my original
> queries on the camping MB, you are the only one who has said that by
> putting the name on the card the scoutmaster is NOT in any way
> responsible for the card. In fact, everyone else has said just the opposite.
IF the SM is not allowed to cross-examine the Scout presenting the MB
card -- as I understand from all other posts over the past few months he
is not -- then his signature merely indicates he's seen the card.
Whether that is what was intended or what is desirable are different
points, but there it is. IMO.
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