Re: Advancement signoff
Paul H. Brown (phbrown@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Wed, 16 Oct 1996 11:53:25 -0400
On Tue, 15 Oct 1996, BILL SMITH wrote:
> Simple question....Who can actually do the signing off of a boy on his
> Tenderfoot trough First Class advancement requirements? Who actually
> can put their "John Hancock" in the scouts handbook? I contend that
> both the youth leaders (of a higher rank) and some adult leaders.
> Others are telling me that it is only the adult leaders.
I had Patrol Leaders initial and date the spaces in the handbook. I
think the important thing to get across to new scouts (and their parents)
is that parental signatures aren't sufficient (unless the parent is also
a scouter). This is unlike their experience in Cub Scouting.
Paul H. Brown, WB 82-66
Roundtable Commissioner, George Washington District, NCAC
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City