Re: Merit Badge counselling via E-mail
Cheryl Singhal (csinghal@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Tue, 14 Apr 1998 18:12:59 -0400
On Tue, 14 Apr 1998, Grant O'Neil wrote:
> be pleased to offer my services in such a way to anyone wishing to avail
> themselves of my skills and experience. Those of you who have seen my web
> site and become acquainted with my posts on this list will have some idea
> of my background and interests; you will probably know better than I how
> these might fit into the requirements for BSA merit badges. My offer, of
> course, also applies to awards or parts thereof for any other scouting
> country. I am aware that there is a citizenship in the world merit badge; I
> know nothing of the requirements but the name of it leads me to suspect
> that it may be one such badge that could benefit from an international
> flavour. Maybe I could not play the official role of "Counsellor"; perhaps
> "Independent Advisor" or some such title would be more appropriate.
GREAT Idea, Grant! There's Law-enforcement, and a number of others, like
stamp-collecting, coin-collecting, where counsellors are tough to find
and even harder to meet with! (Ask me, my son did both of 'em).
Computers is another that has real on-line possibilities.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City