Re: Webelos Advancement
Mary Lee Foley (mlfoley@EARTHLINK.NET)
Wed, 8 Oct 1997 09:14:02 -0400
Peter Hickey wrote:
> The scouts in our pack "graduate" to the next level in May.
> (deleted) The dens are not active except during the school year.
> We have one Webelos who has completed all the requirements to earn his
> Webelos badge. However, I have been hearing rumblings that when his
> advancement is submitted at the next committee meeting this weekend it will
> be denied because he has not met the requirement of being "active in your
> Webelos den for three months".
I suspect the requirement is to encourage continuity, responsibility and
other related "habits." That is, show up on a regular basis, remember
to save money for dues, support the other members of the den and more
along those lines. As such, I don't think the boy has met the
I suggest you enlist his aid in helping others advance. He might even
have suggestions for activities and projects. He'll probably earn more
activity pins than the others, too.
Mary Lee Foley, firstname.lastname@example.org
Troop 71, Pack 71 & District Committees
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