scouts-l Mail Archive for April of 2000: Re: Wood Badge patrol patches
Phil Combs (pcombs@LMI22.COM
Thu Apr 13 2000 - 08:55:54 CDT
Dear Auntie Beans,
I wanted to say, YES it is Great to be a Raven!
>I ALWAYS wanted to be a Raven, but I'm happy to have been an Eagle....
>Antelope, bear, beaver, bobwhite, buffalo, eagle, fox, owl
>>are the any from the past that were dropped?
>As I undertand, the process whereby patrol animals are added has to do
>the origins of the SM of the troop-- if s/he is a member of, say, the
>patrol because s/he did WB originally in England, or a Wombat from
>then s/he can institute a Raven or Wombat patrol here. I am sure that
if I am
>mistaken, the correction will appear promptly <G>.
In the Greater St. Louis Area Council we have a Raven Patrol every few
years. Last year one of the ASPL's from the Spring Wood Badge course
was a Raven, as well as one of the Troop Guides. This years Fall Wood
Badge course will have a Raven ASM Program. The SM for each course
metioned are not Ravens.
I wonder if other Councils have Raven Patrols??
Scoutmaster Troop 533
A good old Raven, too!