Scouts-L Mail Archive for August of 1999: Re: Two ranks at once...
Re: Two ranks at once...
Blaine S Nay
Thu, 26 Aug 1999 21:13:52 -0700
On Wed, 25 Aug 1999 09:36:56 -0400 Robin Coolidge <robcool@IX.NETCOM.COM>
>I have a Scout that has come to me with all the requirements for
>Second Class and First Class completed. He wants to schedule
>his Scoutmaster Conference and Board of Review for both ranks.
>Here are the questions.
>1) Does it make sense to do a Scoutmaster Conference for both
>ranks at the same time?
He earned it.
>2) Does it make sense to do the Board of Review for both ranks at
>the same time?
He earned it.
>3) Even if it does make sense to do the above for both ranks at the
>same time, I have another issue. Both ranks require a sign-off on
>Scout Spirit. I feel uncomfortable signing off on Scout Spirit for
>both ranks at the same time. It seems there should be some time
>between signing the Second Class and signing the First Class to
>evaluate the Scout Spirit for each rank. My advancement chair
>thinks I am unfairly inserting a time requirement that is not a part
>of the requirements, and has me half convinced.
The requirements for Tenderfoot through First Class are clear -- no
waiting period. They can all three be earned simultaneously.
If he has Scout Spirit for one, he has it for all three.
Blaine Nay, NL7EL, Silverdale, WA, USA