Re: What counts toward Boy Scout Camping?
- Linda asked:
> We have a novel situation here in our Troop with a new Scout. He didJust remember that for Camping Merit Badge - all the nights must be under
> not attend a BSA summer camp but did attend Cub Scout camp with his
> younger brother. He was a Boy Scout at that time but it was not a
> Boy Scout camp so does that camp time count in our record keeping?
> I'm thinking specifically of the camping time needed for Order of
> the Arrow (15 nights) and the Camping Merit Badge (20 nights). Any
> help would be appreciated as I'm the record keeper.
the stars or in a tent (preferably one that the Scout has pitched himself)
and only one week of long term camping can be applied towards the merit
badge. Any camping that the Scout has done since joining Boy Scouts that
meets these requirements would count towards the merit badge. Camping in
general, again since joining Boy Scouts, would count towards the OA
If you want to continue this discussion, please email me privately or let's
take this over to a forum that deals with other issues besides training,
Council Advancement Committee
Detroit Area Council