Re: New Books??
Paul S. Wolf (Paul.S.Wolf@ALUM.WPI.EDU)
Thu, 17 Sep 1998 09:09:34 -0400
> Our scoutmaster was telling me that once the scouts start on one book
> they use the requirements for that one all the way through until
> Eagle. That didn't really make sense to me, especially when it comes
> to Eagle.
Your SM Is wrong, but he's not the only one that doesn't understand the
rules. John Dalrymple said he still gets the occasional call from
someone saying "What do you mean he needs Family Life MB to become an
Scouts will have until April 1, 1999, to complete requirements to
advance ranks (except Boards of Review which can be after that date)
using the current requirements. After that date they MUST use the new
On the OTHER hand, once a Scout begins working with a Merit Badge
Counselor on a MERIT BADGE, they may continue to use the requirements
that were effective at the time (Not necessarily the ones in the MB
Booklet - but the ones in the CURRENT Boy Scout Requirements book) until
they complete the MB.
Paul S. Wolf, PE mailto:Paul.S.Wolf@alum.wpi.edu
Traffic Engineer, Cuyahoga County Engineer's Office - Cleveland, Ohio
Past President, Great Lakes Region, Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs
Winding Rivers Dist. Advancement Comm., Greater Cleveland Council, BSA
Advancement Webmaster, US Scouting Service Project (www.usscouts.org)
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City