Re: Cutoff Time for Life working on Eagle
Gary Burkhardt (scouter@OPTONLINE.NET)
Mon, 21 Sep 1998 19:52:29 -0400
At 12:47 PM 9/20/98 -0400, Steven G. Tyler wrote:
>Gary Burkhardt wrote:
>> There seem's to be a misunderstanding that there are 2 cutoff dates for the
>> changes in Eagle Requirements. This is not true. The changes will take
>> place for everyone on April 1, 1999.
>Not exactly true, as I understand it. The proposed changes will be
>*effective* January 1, 1999 (that is, the new Eagle requirements can
>first be used for approving Eagle advancement after that date), and the
>old Eagle requirements will be retired as of April 1, 1999 (that is, the
>old Eagle requirements will no longer be accepted after that date).
Steve is correct. However, I was referring to the April date and Dec 31 date.
As of April 1 everyone except Explorers as Bruce Cobern pointed out (thanks
Bruce) have to use the new requirements. After Dec 31, 1999 Ecplorers can
not earn Eagle. Until Dec 31 Explorers use the old requirements.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City