Re: JAMBO97 Re: time limits
Don, Liz & Matt (DScruggs@CONCENTRIC.NET)
Tue, 15 Apr 1997 16:37:14 -0400
Paul H. Brown wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Apr 1997, Olan Watkins wrote:
> > badge that he started 5, 6, or 7 years ago with a Mr. So and So, and to
> > up and expect him to remember or have records of what he may have done
> > ago on a merit badge.
> That is why the MB blue card has the "grid" on the back. The MB
> counselor can initial the requirements as they are earned. This is what
> is known as a "partial" earned at summer camp, for example. The scout
> keeps the card, takes it back to the counselor (or, to a new counselor)
> as evidence that he's done some of the work. If the MB counselor
> recognizes his own initials, fine. If not, he can have the scout
> demonstrate that he _really_ passed off these requirements.
> Paul H. Brown, KD4UPD
> I used to be an Antelope, WB 82-66
> Pack Committee Chairman, Unit Commissioner, Roundtable Commissioner
> George Washington District, National Capital Area Council, BSA
I, as a merit badge counselor keep NO records except of those badges
which are complete. The scout is responsible for keep ing his blue card
and bringing it to subsequent visits. If someone else signed off some
requirements, I satisfy myself that they are complete.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City