scouts-l Mail Archive for April of 2000: Re: Committee Chairs & MB Counselors
Bruce E. Cobern (bec@PIPELINE.COM
Wed Apr 12 2000 - 21:08:59 CDT
> From: Scouts-L Youth Group List [mailto:Scouts-L@listserv.tcu.edu]On
> Behalf Of Darryl Hammill
> Sent: Wednesday, April 12, 2000 9:38 AM
> "Maybe the young man in question is not accustomed to a "tough"
> merit badge
> Let me follow up here. I suspect what Ted says is true - that
> this young man has
> not run into a "tough" counselor. And, after looking over the
> requirements, this
> is not an easy badge in the first place. Lastly, this particular
> badge is the
> last Eagle required badge (and last of the minimum required) for
> this Scout to send in his Eagle Application.
I also see no significant violation on the part of the merit badge
counselor, and believe the extent of your intervention is to suggest to the
Scout (NOT the father) that he has a choice of satisfying this counselor or
finding another one and then asking the first counselor for a partial.
Bruce E. Cobern
Founders District, Queens Council, NY