Re: Merit Badge Requirements
Bruce E. Cobern (bec@PIPELINE.COM)
Sun, 21 Jun 1998 14:38:45 -0400
At 11:22 AM 6/19/98 -0400, Cheryl Singhal wrote:
>In SOME cases, such as the First Aid/EP, that may well be true. In other
>cases, however, the first requirement is to DEFINE something.
>If you can't define it, I don't see how you can work on it...how would
>you know what you were doing? (g)
>If Req. 1 is "show you know how to transport a gun", then I'd want that
>It has always seemed to me that the requirements are listed in logical
>progression, from easy to difficult. (Except for Req. 6 in Genealogy,
>which seems to be seen as a Killer.)
Except that UNLESS THE REQUIREMENTS SPECIFICALLY SAY OTHERWISE, they can be
done in any order, whether that seem logical to the counselor or not, and
the counselor is not authorized to require otherwise.
An example, as previously stated, is Lifesaving where it says to do the
swimming merit badge and swim the 440 BEFORE completing the other requirements.
Bruce E. Cobern
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