Re: MB Counselors
Daniel King (mtcret@forbin.COM)
Sat, 4 Apr 1998 10:02:47 -0800
Greg, and the list,
In essence you stated "Merit Badge counselors may learn along with
IMHO: Those that teach do learn along with those they instruct.
If what you are trying to say is; What are the qualifications of a Merit
Badge Counselor? That is spelled out in the National BSA Advancement
Policies and Procedures pamphlet.
Basically, it states: They must be registered leaders,
<bold><underline>and</underline></bold> recognized as having the skills
and education in the subjects for which they are to serve as merit badge
This statement (IMO) precludes someone from signing up to counsel a MB if
they do not already have a background in the subject.
I welcome the dialogue on this subject.
Daniel F. King
Crazy Three Bead Antelope
Winnebago Council Advancement Committee Chairman
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