What is the expectation of a Scout that joins a den (as a brand new scout) 2/3rds of the way through the Scouting year? We have a potential new Bear scout (who will need to also earn the Bobcat) that is interested in joining our den now. Our den is already 2/3rd of the way done with the requirements for the Bear rank badge. 1. Would the new scout be expected to complete all of the past requirements in order to earn the rank badge?
2. If yes, who's responsibility is it to catch the scout up? the parent? the den leader?
3. If he just did the remainder of the requirements that we have left w