scouts-l Mail Archive for April of 2000: Re: Philmont , and, At-Home-Alone
MAJ) Mike Walton (settummanque, the blackeagle (blkeagle@USSCOUTS.ORG
Sun Apr 04 1993 - 20:30:25 CDT
G. John wrote:
>Long ago, in the dim ages, Scouting provided such a ceremony. In the
>original Senior Scout handbook (about 1935) provision was made for a public
>ceremony for the Scouts (these would have been Senior Scouts; Explorers, Sea
>Scouts, Rover Scouts) who had turned 21, inducting them into full citizenship
>in the community.
And I've got a copy of that ceremony, called a "Scout Retirement Ceremony".
I'll post it to Leaders' Online(tm) later this week. I've been busy
revising the entire Tree to remove some elements and to enhance the overall
look and "feel" of the sites. No...wait a minute...I ALREADY have it on
Leaders' Online(tm) at the following location:
I used it to bring on new Assistant Scoutmasters that have turned 18 years
old from my Troop; the original ceremony was designed as a graduation and
good luck ceremony for those turning 18 years old.
Hope this helped out!
(MAJ) Mike L. Walton (settummanque, the blackeagle)
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