Scouts-L Mail Archive for April of 1999: Re: When a Scout Turns 18
Re: When a Scout Turns 18
Paul S. Wolf
Tue, 13 Apr 1999 09:03:21 -0400
"Hudy, Keith" wrote:
> I have an Eagle scout that will turn 18 next week. He is only a
> sophomore in high school (he had a learning disability when he was
> younger, but has out grown it) so he will be around for at least 2 more
> years. He plans to stay active in the troop. He is also the OA Chapter
> Chief. My plans are to make him an Assistant Scoutmaster in charge of
> new scouts when he turns 18. He is excellent with the younger scouts.
> My questions to the group are: Am I allowed to do that? and Does anyone
> have any other ideas as to what I can do with him?
Assistant SM is the ONLY position in a Troop that he can be registered
in until he turns 21, so I'd say that's a perfect idea.
You may also want to suggest he consider joining a Venturing Crew for
additional Scouting activities beyond the troop and OA Chapter.
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)