Re: Environmental Science MB
Calvin H. Gray (405geezer@IGG-TX.NET)
Mon, 22 Jun 1998 10:55:11 -0500
Bob Caron wrote:
> As you may recall, Environmental Science MB was completely rewritten last
> January but no new pamphlet was issued. It appears that the current pamphlet
> would be inadequate to complete the new requirements.
> In inquiring about this with Summer Camp starting in less than a month, here
> is a reply I got from one of my Summer Camp officials:
> "The requirements for Environmental Science merit badge have radically changed
> in the 1998 revision. However, National Supply is not making the new merit
> badge pamphlets available in time for camp. Therefore, in accordance with
> advice from the Northeast Region, we will be using the old requirements this
> summer. I expect the new requirements will be in place by next year."
> Comments? Similar responses?
I just returned from a week at my council's summer camp. The new
Environmental Science requirements were used and the new Merit Badge
booklets were available in the camp trading post. The Assistant Program
Director told me that National Supply had stocked the new MB booklets
for at least three weeks.
Calvin H. Gray
Scoutmaster, Troop 405
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City