Scouts-L Mail Archive for April of 1999: Re: New Eagle Scouts
Re: New Eagle Scouts
Paul S. Wolf
Thu, 1 Apr 1999 08:58:36 -0500
Robert Johnson wrote:
> The District Representatives were estimating about
> 3 months before the books come back from National.
Actually the workbooks NEVER go to National. They DO NOT WANT to see
them. And the turn around is usually 4-6 weeks, not 3 months. I turned
one in on January 15th, and had it back in early March.
Normally, only the Application is sent to National.
There are basically only 2 exceptions, when special documentation is
In the case of a Scout with disabilities, the Application for
Alternate Merit Badges is also sent.
If the Board is more than 3 months after the Scout's 18th
birthday, a letter from an adult explaining the delay must be
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)