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No they are Not Married

I was a Committee Member as well as Troop Adult Quartermaster which I just accepted responsibility of and was Removed. Never had a Chance. Attended 1 Committee Meeting , 3 Troop Meetings and 1 Camp Out. Always on time and in Full Uniform.

 

I am still for Now A Registered Merit Badge Counselor for Reptile and Amphibian Study, Nature and Pets council wide

He is an Adult in the Lodge also.

 

I was gonna be having some of the Items made as Gift which would be given away. Even using the proper forms..

I was going to go back to College to work on Metalsmithing and Silversmithing and I was gonna be doing gifts and Awards for Free.

The Coins were going to made by one of two BSA Licensees.. I was Favoring Northwest Mint Myself..Nothing except art work was designed and for Free. And presentation was gonna be made to the Youth in the Lodge..However It was brought up that LODGE Could not afford the Free Coins..and the Current Coin is Not Selling well for $5 so it was decided to drill a Hole in a Few and add a Key Chain and Sell for $8 now. So Idea was not even brought to vote.

 

No Parent has ever asked me to Remove any Photos from Any of My Facebook Public Albums from any Scouting Event..I usually post close to 1000 pictures from all the Scouting Events I attend..I am the "Unofficial" Official Photographer for the Council. For almost 2 Years now. I do Not Tag Youth. I leave that up to the parents or legal Guardians. I have been asked by Several Councils in Oklahoma and Texas to Attend Events to Take Pictures on a Regular Basis. I was even asked to Travel to Georgia and Missouri to Take Pictures. I served on Service Corp as a Photographer last Conclave

 

I made the Announcement for Several Up and Coming OA and Council Functions because our Communications Suck in My Council. No one is being told hardly anything in a Timely Manner. Our Facebook Page has hardly Nothing Posted..When Camps got the Certifications they Posted Pictures, They Make Announcements daily..Our Nope..We just had a "Sporting Clays Event" No Idea who Won, How Much was Earned, How many participated.

 

As Training I have taken Every Online BSA Training possible.

I have asked to Attend some Training Schools as Back ups in case a Need Arises. Camp School, Climbing, Shooting.

Reluctant to Shell out the Money just to kiss butt with "Woodbadge 21st Century"

 

I have actually looked into transferring to a different Council and a New Lodge. I have participated with several already in Disaster Relief Operations so i might as well go where I am Welcome.

Yep, big insecurity issues here. They want their little fiefdom, and you came on strong offering a whole new world.

 

 

If you are interested in serving elsewhere besides MBC, talk to your DE or District Commissioner. He might have a suggestion or two of troops who need you. If he asks about this troop, just say "personality conflicts, I guess", shrug, and move on.

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YEP I heard of such a beast.......One of the local SM's was famous for 100% Eagles. he would sign every merit badge for every boy. The district advancement chair at the time said that he would cancel EBOR till he could get "a scouter friendly to the boy" to participate.

 

Had another unit run like you describe. Husband wife team.....

 

So Question to you JP, are the ASM and SM married???

In my area, there are all sorts of 'rednecks', to use the current vernacular term. Yes, I can show you some of the people whom you just described. I can also show you some tobacco-spitting, beer guzzling, flaming liberals and feminists. Some gay. Some who are artists, and some fiddlers who make their money on bluegrass but have chairs in the symphony playing the 'classics'. I think it is difficult to attach a label to prejudice other than to call it what it is. Simpler that way too.

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In retrospect, I probably should have excused myself from the EBOR. I guess I'm one of the odd balls that places too high of a respect for an Eagle Scout.

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In retrospect, I probably should have excused myself from the EBOR. I guess I'm one of the odd balls that places too high of a respect for an Eagle Scout.
Sometimes that just isn't enough. :(

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So explain to me again, why these unscout like boys get to the EBOR and their crappy attitudes, thieving, fighting, drug abusing, porno watchin, and general bad influences are all of a sudden a problem.

 

 

No sympathy here.... You should have spoke up at second class, first class, star or life.......You missed your chance for quality control.

 

The SM has failed as well. He needs to grow a pair and learn to say no..... Of course the SM might think the lad is fine.

BD, exactly about the special treatment. This ASM's sons have a higher standard to reach than do other scouts. I would have it no different way.

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Hummm..Me and Scoutmaster seem to have a Girl issue..Him and ASM are Couple..First Campout We got along, He did not like that. At One point he threw a Temper tantrum because I asked him to give her a Break .Nothing between us...I show Up in Full Scout Uniform..He shows up in Troop T Shirt. He said he picks who sits on BOR I am Just a Committee Member..So He proceeds to get Up set because I announced some OA Events to Troop he got Upset..I asked to Be allowed to Join Private Troop Facebook Page..He got Upset Because I posted my Pictures on My Facebook Page..I am assuming he is the One who cried about several projects I was Planning for Both Council and Lodge..and Reported me for Sale BSA related items without a License...And I had not sold a thing and was still putting the Project together to present to the Boys in Lodge to approve or disapprove. I was going to fund new Challenge Coins out of my Pocket..

 

So In Order to not upset the troop Dynamic I was removed after 1 Camp out. That is Okay with Me...Karma will catch up with Him.

 

Private Troop Facebook pages are against the general guidelines BSA has put out about social media.

 

" Therefore, no private channels (e.g., private Facebook groups or invite-only YouTube channels) are acceptable in helping to administer the Scouting program. Private channels and private communication put both the youth and you at risk. If you feel the information you seek to share via social media channels should not be shared in public, you should not share that information via social media."

 

http://www.scouting.org/sitecore/content/home/marketing/resources/socialmedia.aspx

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If one has a problem with serving on an EBOR because of the issues described, the simple solution to the whole thing is... "No, thank you". One doesn't need to participate in issues they feel uncomfortable about.

 

Stosh

If you decline, then you have NO right to complain about the new Eagle that can't tie a square knot or recite the 12 points of the Scout Law, or even state the Oath in his own words. Because NOT ONE cared enough to ensure that they could.

 

Just like complaining about the elections if you don't vote.

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If one has a problem with serving on an EBOR because of the issues described, the simple solution to the whole thing is... "No, thank you". One doesn't need to participate in issues they feel uncomfortable about.

 

Stosh

Saying no is a vote. The new eagle that can't tie a square knot or recite the 12 points of the Scout Law shouldn't even be at a EBOR in the first place. The assurance he is qualified is determined long before he gets to the board. I don't participate in pencil whipping, and I have a right to say so with my no vote. Saying no in the first place is a lot more appropriate than getting up and leaving in the middle of the Board's deliberations.

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