scouts-l Mail Archive for February of 2000: Re: Important Update
Paul S. Wolf (PaulWolf@CUYCTYENGINEERS.ORG
Wed Feb 09 2000 - 10:19:00 CST
> I've got a question about the timing of the Arrow of Light and
> crossing over into Boy Scouts:
> My pack also follows the "traditional" model of awarding the AoL at
> the crossover ceremony (in March). Now, I don't have the new Webelos
> book with me (actually, I don't even own a copy yet), but isn't one
> of the revised requirements for AoL that the boy fill out a Boy Scout
> application and TURN IT IN to the troop that he's going to join? If
> so, then it would seem that the AoL and crossing over *must* be
> coincident, since the boy ceases to be a Cub Scout as soon as that
> application is forwarded to Council and added to the troop's charter.
> What am I missing here?
The current requirements are on-line at:
Near the bottom of that page (in Blue type) I added MY interpretation of
the "Catch-22" you mention above. See if that answers your concerns.
Paul S. Wolf, PE mailto:Paul.S.Wolf@alum.wpi.edu
Advancement/Safety Webmaster, USSSP http://www.usscouts.org
Winding Rivers Dist. Advancement Comm., Greater Cleveland Council, BSA