Re: Merit Badge Requirements
Wed, 17 Jun 1998 12:51:57 -0700
On Wed, 17 Jun 1998, Bruce E. Cobern wrote:
> So, then, a Scout who wishes to work on Collections, Stamp Collecting,
> Coin Collecting, etc. would have to ACQUIRE his collections AFTER he first
> meets the counselor? Hmmm. . .
No, but he would have to do all of the Requirements necessary
such as collect stamps from 5 different countries (i don't actually ahve
the requirements of Stamps infront of me so I am not sure of the actual
requirements) after signing up for the badge....
an honestly.. do Scout actually go after the three badges you mentioned
above?... I have been advancment chair (record keeper too) for a troop or
50 Scouts for 3 years now and not once has any Scout achieved an
of the three... lots or Orienteering... Pioneering... badges like
that but no collecting... our guys are too active for that...
and are we successful you ask... in the last 3 years 15 Scouts have
achieved Eagle.... and we have 9 Life-s at the moment looking for their
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City