Re: Arrow of Light
Hutcheson George M (HutchesonGeorgeM@WATERLOO.DEERE.COM)
Wed, 19 Feb 1997 07:58:57 -0600
Deirdre quoted the Arrow of Light requirements correctly but
no matter how hard you look at the language about the application
the words "...and turn it in." do not appear. <grin>
The AOL requirements lead them right up to the very brink of
becoming a Boy Scout (one foot over the edge and the other on a
banana peel) but they do not actually require joining.
We do try to gently urge joining, however. The pack pays for the year's
registration even though they graduate in February. We tell reluctant
parents that they have the shirt and the registration is already paid
a year so they might as well give it a try 'cause it only costs a buck.
And our troop, at least, even pays the buck!
The Arrow of Light requirements do not actually require the boy to join
troop. II think it is a good idea not to require joining because many
would see it as a real turnoff. But it does cost us some boys.
Troop 42 Advancement Chairman, Cedar Falls, Iowa
Wabuha District Cub Roundtable staff
...and a ticket working Eagle.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City