Marc Solomon (solomonm@COMM.MOT.COM)
Tue, 22 Jul 1997 16:17:30 -0500
COLANGELO Dave wrote:
> I've got an informal poll for other Communications and Citizenship in
>the Community (CIC) Merit Badge (MB) Counselors.
> Since both MBs have a requirement to attend a meeting, would you
>use one meeting to satisify both MB requirements? Example, attending
>a city board meeting for CIC and using it for Communications (attend a
>meeting with two or three viewpoints)?
The full requirement for Communications Mb reads:
5. Attend a town meeting where two or three points of view
are being given. Record what you hear. Make a report
from your notes. Tell your troop or patrol what you
think you heard.
The full requirements (it's actually two seperate ones) for Cit in the
Comm MB reads:
4. Attend ONE:
(a) County board meeting
(b) City council meeting
(c) School board meeting
(d) municipal, county, or state court session.
5. After visiting the governmental meeting, obtain a copy
of that body's published budget. Review the major
sources of income and expenses for its operation with
I do not see any reason why the same meeting cannot be used for both
merit badges as long as:
1. The meeting presents multiple points of view (at least 2)
2. The scout records what he hears, makes a report, and tells
his troop or patrol what he heard.
3. Obtains a copy of that body's budget and reviews it with his
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