scouts-l Mail Archive for April of 2000: Re: Merit Badge Procedures -nonsense
Robert \ (Rcwscouts@AOL.COM
Wed Apr 05 2000 - 19:20:48 CDT
Mary and Tom Holland wrote about MBs offered at summer camp.
Never sell kids short.
One year I proposed offering Atomic Energy at Summer Camp. The professional
scouters thought no one want to take that at summer camp--no fun activity,
not required for Eagle! "Who ever heard of Atomic Energy at Summer Camp!"
Well, I had a class every hour during the day and one after dinner during
"free" time. I had assumed 30 kits would be enough--boy was I wrong!
Did someone say, "Offer a good program and they will come" or is that my
Oh well, live and learn.
Piedmont District MB Counselor Chairman
Unit Commissioner (Doctor of Commissioner Science, Triad Cluster)
Trained Trainer and District Viking (Training) Patrol
And Freedom Owl, NE-VI-8-32 (1985)