Re: Seabadge, November '97 in Texas
Rafi Sharif Bey (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon, 03 Nov 1997 18:43:43 -0500
Roy Mast wrote:
> Veerle, et al:
> This is a response to Veerle Braughton (and for general consumption).
> He indicated that he had registered for the Seabadge Conference being
> offered by the Sam Houston Area Council (SHAC) Sea Exploring Committee
> at camp Strake, Conroe, Texas, in November, 1997. He asked if the
> course was going to be held.
> Yes, it is, and there are still a few openings (but not many). Others
> interested in participation should apply soon. The staff is starting
> the 100 day planning countdown.
> I attended the SHAC Fleet meeting on 8/20/97 and the topic of
> notification of participants came up. For some reason I didn't
> understand (possibly shortage of envelopes), there is no planned
> "applicant notification of acceptance." "Go Figure!" You should get
> mailings about details a month in advance. However, you could verify
> your status by contacting SHAC Commodore "Weird Dan" Wilson at the
> following EMAIL address:
> "Dan Wilson"<email@example.com>
> Dan could also help sign-up others interested in the course. The SHAC
> Fleet does a pretty reasonable job with the course. Camp Strake is a
> Boy Scout camp, but they have a good conference facility, with large,
> well equipped meeting rooms, food service, etc., roughly equivalent to
> doing it at a Holiday Inn. Adequate... Not great, not bad... but,
> Excellent as Scout camps go. It will probably be worth the effort to
> go to the conference.
> Roy Mast
> Skipper SES 303 "Fandango"
> (Previous Seabadge Course Director)
Ahoy Roy. Make fast the mast! you might want to know that I have
available 3-trident knots on tan, blue, white for course Directors and
as well as 1 nd 2 trident patches.. and all Scout knots on white, blue,
and tan for Sea Scouts ..can send you list if you send a SASE to my
address below.. we use the term "Pilot" for a past SB Direcor and have
developed a Pilots' Club.. can send you info on that too. Do you have a
list of all the past course dirertors.. maybe we could expand our club.
tours in service,
Pilot Rafi Sharif (NEVI & VIII)
Regional Vice-Commodore NE
PO Box 18637
Baltimore, MD 21216