scouts-l Mail Archive for June of 2000: Re: Troop Leadership Positions
Thu Jun 08 2000 - 16:10:09 CDT
In a message dated 6/8/00 6:21:42 AM Pacific Daylight Time, NeilLup@AOL.COM
> In other words, a serious injury or other physical or mental
> problem, which is temporary but causes a handicap for a period of time, is
> justification for extension of the time to earn the Eagle award beyond the
> 18th birthday.
> As with most such things, in cases of doubt, the BSA will almost always
> judge on behalf of the boy.
I agree. Give the Scout the benefit of the doubt. In this case, the Scout
felt like he was not meeting the standard and wanted a second chance.