Re: merit badge requirements
Colin M. McConnell (colinm@RUST.NET)
Wed, 19 Aug 1998 18:47:52 -0400
Bob Taylor Wrote...in part
>I have not yet (maybe I should) memorize all the merit badge books:) how do
>you orient yourself to keep en eye out for activities that can be tied to
>MB or rank advancement?
Bob, keeping an eye out involves three things:
1. If you don't have one, get a copy of the 1998 Boy Scout Requirements (BSA
# 33215A). "The requirements listed in this book are the official
requirements of the Boy Scouts of America." It contains a summary of all
ranks and MB requirements, no need to purchase all the individual books.
With the changes in the program, expect a new book to be published and
available by fouth quarter.
2. As the opportunity permits, review some of the MB requirements and: a).
for any activity you plan, assume (yes I used that word), that there is a MB
requirement(s) that can be met. b). in reading the MB requirements,
assume (yup, used it again), that every requirement can generated an
3. Know that you know the secret, pass it on to your SPL, ASPL, PL, ASM,
Colin M. McConnell email@example.com
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From: Bob and Rusty Taylor <brtaylor@TELEBYTE.NET>
To: Multiple recipients of list SCOUTS-L <SCOUTS-L@TCUBVM.IS.TCU.EDU>
Date: Wednesday, August 19, 1998 1:28 PM
Subject: merit badge requirements
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