scouts-l Mail Archive for March of 2000: Re: Wearing the Council Committee Patch
MAJ) Mike Walton (settummanque, the blackeagle (blkeagle@USSCOUTS.ORG
Sun Mar 28 1993 - 18:12:20 CST
Andrew Saywell asked:
>Can anyone tell me what is needed to wear the council committee patch?
Are you a registered Scouter?
Are you serving on a local Council committee (either ad-hoc, standing, or
Do you own a field uniform (or will purchase/borrow/trade for one in the
If you have answered "yes" to all three questions, then you may wear the
Council Committee badge of office in position three, left shoulder, on your
If your Council offers an orientation or training course for members of your
Committee, and you complete said training or orientation, you may also wear
the "Trained" strip immediately below the badge of office.
You cease wearing the Council Committee emblem (and "trained" strip, if
earned) when you cease serving on a Council Committee.
>I recently was asked to join our council's committee on cope and climbing,
>is this what the patch is for, or is it limited to the board of directors
>or another group of individuals?
Members of your Council's Executive Board (which includes the chair of your
Committee in most Councils) wear the Council Executive Board emblem.
You're right that the purpose of the Council Committee patch is for *members
of a local Council's committee (be it a special committee formed for a
particular event; an ad-hoc committee which meets infrequently for the
purpose of camp inspections, or special awards, or whatever; or a "regular"
(standing) committee of your local Council).
Hope this helps out...and congrats, Andrew!!
(MAJ) Mike L. Walton (settummanque, the blackeagle)
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