Re: JAMBO97 Re: time limits
Tim Harkness (harkness@PTA6000.PLD.COM)
Sun, 13 Apr 1997 22:21:13 +0000
On 12 Apr 97 at 0:52, Olan Watkins wrote:
> To Scouts-L:
> Our troop has operated under the rule that a merit badge must be
> finished within one year after starting.. I have now seen several
> threads indicating that the only upper limit is the 18th birthday.
> Could someone give me an exact reference from a Scout publication?
> I may have some misunderstandings to clear up at our next adult
I haven't looked anything up, but in a troop we prefer to have it
finished in a year also or start over. We feel if it can't be
completed in a reasonable time, then it isn't going to get done or
the boy forgot what he had learned already and why. Plus it is great
incintive not to procastinate.
CM P61 ASM T59
"It is hard to make things fool-proof when the fools are so ingenious."
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City