Re: Merit Badges
Marie E. Lackore (mlackore@ATHENET.NET)
Mon, 12 Aug 1996 18:05:30 +0000
> Our troop keeps on hand a list of "approved" merit badge counselors for
> our boys--which amounts to members of the committee and the chartered
> partner (in this case, a church) who have said they would be willing to
> help out the boys with advancement. About half of the MBs are covered.
> As scoutmaster, if a boy wants to work on a badge that isn't covered by
> our list, but he knows someone qualified to help him with it (a shop
> teacher at school for example), I sign it and give him the go ahead. If
> I think that the badge may be "cheap", I have no problem asking the
> committee to bring it up in the boy's next board of review.
Seems very, very sloppy and inconsistent to me. The playing field is
already there. Everyone just needs to use it.
Marie E. Lackore
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Gathering Waters District, Bay-Lakes Council
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