scouts-l Mail Archive for April of 2000: Re: OA elections & female Venturing Scouts
Sat Apr 29 2000 - 16:41:44 CDT
In a message dated 4/29/00 3:48:18 PM EDT, Mike Walton wrote:
<< Whether female adult leaders who are 18, 19, or 20 are considered YOUTH
MEMBERS or ADULT MEMBERS of the OA >>
"All...candidates for membership...who are under 21 years of age shall be
considered youth...." Guide for Officers and Advisors, 1999 edition. Since
one of the requirements is that a youth hold the First Class rank, it
precludes female youth from becoming members of the OA.
Won't take sides on whether this is right or wrong; just stating the rules.
Ralph V. Balfoort, Unit Commissioner
I used to be a Beaver.... (NE III-135)
In the Beaver Patrol as a Scout, too,
and now Ktemaque (Beaver) Chapter,
Haudenosaunee Lodge #19, OA