scouts-l Mail Archive for November of 1999: Re: New-boy question
Mark Adkins (Madkins007@HOME.COM
Mon Nov 08 1999 - 21:34:05 CST
I refer you to page 8-4 of the Cub Scout Leader Book:
Bobcat: A boy's FIRST STEP after registering as a Cub Scout, REGARDLESS OF
HIS AGE, is to pass the Bobcat requirements. (emphasis mine.)
Seems pretty clear to me- although I would perhaps let him work on them, I
would not award any Activity Pins until AFTER earning Bobcat.
Mid-America Council (Omaha NE)
Cubmaster, Training Chair
I am an Eagle, and used to be an Antelope- go figure!?
----- Original Message -----
From: Kent Wolfe <kentw@NSLP.ORG>
Sent: Monday, November 08, 1999 10:17 AM
Subject: New-boy question
> I've had a new situation arise. Our pack has had many Wolfs and Bears
> and the first thing they can earn is the Bobcat badge. We've had many new
> Webelos join before, too, and the first thing they've earned is the
> A different situation, however, has arisen. Must a new Webelo earn the
> Bobcat BEFORE he can be awarded activity badges? In all my time as a
> trainer, CM, DL, or WL I've never had this question arise.
> What are everyone's thoughts?
> Kent Wolfe
> CM, WL, SA, Dist. Training Chair