Re: Merit Badge Councilor rules
Michael Kauffmann (optimist@MERITBADGE.COM)
Fri, 21 Aug 1998 07:45:59 -0400
The BSA's approval process does not include specifying
which merit badges will be taught. Any approved merit
badge counselor may be assigned for any merit badge
subject they "have knowledge of." The question is
usually how much knowledge is required and does the
counselor meet that standard.
For more information on merit badge counseling, go to:
HENRY S. HEINE wrote:
> Hello all,
> I had a question from our Merit Badge co-ordinator about what to do with a
> merit badge that there are no councilors available at the Troop/district/
> or Council level. At one time it was my understanding that any aproved
> merit badge councilor could handle this, even though they were not
> specifically approved foe that particular badge. We have been told that
> this can not be done anymore. Is this true? What are the current rules in
> regards to none-covered merit badges?
> Hank Heine email@example.com
> SM Troop 615
> National Pike Dist.
> Baltimore Area Council
Michael Kauffmann mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
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