Re: Reluctant Scout
Daniel King (mtcret@FORBIN.COM)
Sat, 7 Jun 1997 14:09:25 -0500
Steve Featherkile wrote "Last night he sat for his Star Scout SM Conference
and BOR. I spoke to him about his attitude, and asked the board to speak
to him about it, too. Two members of the board (new to BSA) did not want
to advance him because of his attitude. The Adv Chair stated that his
improved 200% over what it was at his 1c BOR. I agree. He was advanced
and will receive instant recognition at the next meeting."
If the recommendation of the board of review is not unanimous the Scout
should not be advanced. (this is taken from the current syllabus for
Scoutmastership fundamentals) Why was the Scout advanced? This review is
done by the committee, a member of the Scoutmaster corps (Scoutmaster and
Assistants) may not sit on boards of review.
If the committee does not pass the Scout they must give the Scout specific
steps to take before a re board is held.
By the way is it significant that the new committee members were new to the
This is my first posting to Scouts-L. I hope I did not "flame" you, that
is certainly not my intent.
Daniel F. King
I still am an Antelope
Wild River District Boy Scout Training
Wood Badge: W1-612-90 and Staff C-25-96
PS. I just got back from Scoutmastership Fundamentals, training 16 adults
at Camp Ingawanis, in Iowa
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