Re: O.A. Elections
Andrew Wright Saywell (asaywell@IUPUI.EDU)
Wed, 29 Apr 1998 15:57:43 -0500
To sum up the answers to your three questions, no. Summer camp can be
used only once, for six days and five nights, or whatever it is listed at,
I can't recall exactly, but what it says is what it says, those are the
requirements, there was debate on ARROW-L and the resulting overwhelming
conclusion was that camp could only be used once....
Quanasita Chapter Chief
Wulakamike Lodge #21 Activities Committee Chairman
Del-Mi District Cub Scout Activities Committee Chairman
> Our troop will be having O.A. elections in a few weeks and need some
> guidance from those familiar with O.A. Elections. Our troop uses
> Troopmaster software which will print out eligible O.A. members (those
> who have meet rank and camping req.). In doing so, we found out that it
> will only count one long term camp for the eligibility requirement , all
> the rest of the days must be short term. I have three questions:
> 1. Can two summer camps not be applied to the total? For example, a
> scout who went on two 6 day summer camps and 3 two day camps - would he
> be eligible?
> 2. What about a long term camp that is more than 6 days? Who many days
> do you count towards the total of 15 nights? For example, our troop
> went on an 8 day summer camp adventure last summer, do you count only
> six of these days with the other nine must be short term? or do you
> count all 8 with the remainder being short term?
> 3. And finally, if a Scout attends one summer camp of 6 days the first
> year, and 8 days the second year, and has 7 days of short-term camping,
> does it matter which long term camp you apply (assuming you can count
> the 8 day camp for all 8 days)?
> In our case, Troopmaster applied only the first camp of 6 days and
> disregards the camp of 8 days. These 2 days did make a difference
> regarding eligibility for some of the scouts.
> Thanks in advance for your help. Please e-mail me privately or to the
> Tim N.
> SM 346
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