Re: FWD: 2 Deep Merit Bdging
The Young Family (Jackie.Young@ENMU.EDU)
Tue, 11 Nov 1997 09:49:08 -0700
> The instructions to boys starting a merit badge includes finding a
>buddy and proceed with the process.
> IF, for whatever reason, the boy can not find another who is
>interested in doing that particular merit badge withhim, can the councilor
>provide another adult and cover the two deep requirement that way?
> An enthusiastic Scout who is an agressive learner shouldn't (IMO)
>be penalized if he (she?) wants to explore something that "the rest" of the
>troop already did last year or "no one else will do it now."
>Jim Wellborn Gulf Ridge Council
>email@example.com Crystal River, FL
My son had a similar situation of being the only one working on a
particular badge. Our solution was that I (MOM) went with him and stayed
there, when he met with the MB counselor. I do not think the MB Counselor
should be the one who has to come up with the extra person.
YIS Jackie Young Jackie.Young@enmu.edu
I used to be a double Fox
and a staffer too.
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