Scouts-L Mail Archive for October of 1998: Two of Mike Walton's Posts
Two of Mike Walton's Posts
Paul S. Wolf
Wed, 14 Oct 1998 09:43:59 -0400
> YES. As long as he's a youth member of the BSA, he can wear his
> Life Scout badge of rank. However, once he turns 21, he cannot.
Wrong answer, Mike. Rank badges are NOT to be worn by ANYONE over age
> The present P.R.A.Y. (Protestant Religious Awards for
> Youth, I believe it stands for..
>From their website, http://praypub.org, It's "Programs of Religious
Activities with Youth"
> the two fingered handshake used to be the handshake for Cub Scouts
> and Scouters until 1974 or so....the handbooks were rewritten to just
> "shake hands" without the finger poking....
I don't know about the Scouters, but Cub Scouts in BSA STILL shake with
the 2 fingered (right) handshake.
Mike, You better find that 4 pounder soon. :-)
Paul S. Wolf, PE mailto:Paul.S.Wolf@alum.wpi.edu
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