Re: Environmental Science MB
Colin M. McConnell (colinm@RUST.NET)
Fri, 12 Jun 1998 15:33:19 -0400
Bob Caron wrote:
"The requirements for Environmental Science merit badge have radically =
in the 1998 revision. However, National Supply is not making the new =
badge pamphlets available in time for camp. Therefore, in accordance =
advice from the Northeast Region, we will be using the old requirements =
summer. I expect the new requirements will be in place by next year."
Comments? Similar responses?
Exactly what the response should be. I sit on the Council =
Advancement Committee and we issued a statement similar to the above. We =
can't expect a Scout to work on the new requirements and have the only =
material provided to him be under the old. In addition to the above, we =
If the Scout has started the MB from the new requirements, then he =
can complete them. (This covers the potential out-of-council scout at =
We also instructed all the MBC's that they were to use the current =
requirements until the books are available. When the material is made =
available, any Scout who has started under the old requirements can =
complete the MB under the old requirements.
Made a call to National and were told that the new books would be =
shipped after the current supply was exhausted.
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