scouts-l Mail Archive for February of 2000: Re: OA- INCOMPLETE?
Cheryl Singhal (csinghal@CAPACCESS.ORG
Sun Feb 27 1972 - 21:14:24 CST
On Sun, 27 Feb 2000 ETSLINTAK@AOL.COM wrote:
> Before the SM uses the choice to not undergo the ordeal this year as a
> negative evaluation on future elections, he should ask the youth involved,
> individually, why they chose not to complete. They may not be interested in
Or there may be one of those "outside" Scouting events or even an Act of
God that prevented it. One of the boys from our Troop skipped the Fall
Ordeal because he had a football game to play Saturday afternoon; then,
he caught 'flu the week before Spring Ordeal and missed *it*. Another
time, the boy was called out of town on Thursday night because his
grandfather had died.
(VBG) Or momma may have kept him home if there were heavy thunderstorms
and a serious drop in temperature predicted (as the night our son did