Scouts-L Mail Archive for November of 1998: Re: Troop Flag
Re: Troop Flag
Wed, 18 Nov 1998 14:48:55 -0800
A troop flag is no different to the avenues of creation than a patrol flag
and should do its duty to introduce your troop to the great washed and
Home spun is always preferable ,to me ,over commercial sources.
I would suggest some loud obnoxious color and some real off color slogan
but I am sure your boys can have a good time and learning experience
researching the purpose and types of flags and settling on a design they
can convince one of your moms to render into a work of art.
Yes...Never do a Job a Boy can do
Red Coat in Spokane
From: Rick Covington <rcovingt@DSCCC.COM>
To: Multiple recipients of list SCOUTS-L <SCOUTS-L@TCUBVM.IS.TCU.EDU>
Subject: Troop Flag
Date: Wednesday, November 18, 1998 11:06 AM
Terry Slades' message on flags brought up a question I have for the
Our new Troop is considering making a troop flag, to avoid the high cost
of the store bought flag. One of our mom's is a very good seamstress
and can make anything the boys design. Has anyone made their own
designed troop flag? Is there a policy or regulation that would limit
Our boys want to incorporate the church's logo, the Texas Lone Star,
and troop logo, and council logo in the design.
We plan on making two sizes one for the troopmeeting and a second
smaller one to take out on our backpacking outings.
Rick Covington, SM Troop 874
First Christian Church of Carrollton, Texas
Circle Ten Council