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Rover Shoulder Badges--Placement Contradictions, Clarifications, & Recommendations

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gregory M Rainey Apr 2. 3 Replies

Greetings, Scouts!I've been trying to sort out the Rover shoulder badge placement and interactions. I am confused by a few apparent internal contradictions. P.S. If the Rover HB needs to have a new…Continue

 

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Gregory M Rainey replied to Sue Pesznecker's discussion Announcing a New Position!
"Congrats, Ethan!"
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Gregory M Rainey replied to Victoria Grimme's discussion Difficulties with "two-deep" leadership
"I think we should consider that we may have two related concepts: -2-deep leadership pertains to overall *events*. -No one-on-one contact pertains to sub-activities at those events or in-transit. This means that no adult is ever alone with a child…"
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Pacific Northwest Hullabaloo at Bull Run Educational Center (BREC)

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You’re Invited! Pacific Northwest Hullabaloo 2017June 23-25, 2017 Bull Run Educational Center (BREC)41515 E Thomas RdSandy, OR 97055What is Hullabaloo? Hullabaloo is our regional BPSA campout and celebration, held every year in beautiful Sandy, OR. Last year’s event brought in around 350 scouts and their families—the largest gathering of BPSA scouts in our organization’s history— and this year we…See More
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August 18, 2017 at 9am to August 20, 2017 at 12pm
You are cordially invited to attend the Sierra Brownsea Training Camp (BTC) on August 18th* - 20th, 2017 at Silvertip Group Site on Jackson Meadows Reservoir, in the amazing Sierra Buttes area above Donner Lake and Lake Tahoe, in the High Sierra. BTCs are an outstanding introduction to traditional scouting; they feature expanded content for leaders of every BPSA scout program. Otter, Timberwolf, and Pathfinder leaders leave with a solid foundation for leading their respective sections. Past…See More
Apr 9
Gregory M Rainey replied to Gregory M Rainey's discussion Rover Shoulder Badges--Placement Contradictions, Clarifications, & Recommendations
"Thanks, all! Just trying to line up what is in the text with what's in the diagram with what's at the QM store. I believe I have that set now. If no one has earned the B-P Award yet, I guess the rest is academic for now, but if it replaces…"
Apr 2

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Scott Moore replied to Gregory M Rainey's discussion Rover Shoulder Badges--Placement Contradictions, Clarifications, & Recommendations
"1, 2, and 3) The Rambler and Project badges are signified by replacing the shoulder boards with special shoulder badges that incorporate the design of the award rather than adding an additional badge to the original boards.  The BPSA-US uses…"
Apr 2

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William Carter replied to Gregory M Rainey's discussion Rover Shoulder Badges--Placement Contradictions, Clarifications, & Recommendations
"I would direct you to whomever is running the publication committee.  Chief Comm. Sue Pesznecker would know.  Best to contact her by Facebook. What you have discovered is that there have been some Rover badges added since the 1938…"
Apr 2
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Rover Shoulder Badges--Placement Contradictions, Clarifications, & Recommendations

Greetings, Scouts!I've been trying to sort out the Rover shoulder badge placement and interactions. I am confused by a few apparent internal contradictions. P.S. If the Rover HB needs to have a new draft written, in all earnestness I'm happy to take that on in pursuit of the Project Badge!Refs: 1938 POR, 2013 Rover Handbook,BPSA Ontario Uniforms link What I think I've figured out:1. Rover Knight: Both shoulders (RH, p. 11; not in text @ RH, p. 36)--these essentially replace the shoulder straps…See More
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Gregory M Rainey replied to Sue Pesznecker's discussion Doing Away with Lifetime Memberships
"Please keep lifers like me involved in the discussion. We chose to take a leap of faith to invest additional funds into an idea we believed in."
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"Trailhead Gateway Rendezvous Bivouac Cantonment Roundtable Charterhouse--BP's school Sketchbook--BP was a prolific artist Backcountry Lean-to Copse"
Sep 18, 2015
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Southwest Virginia BTC 2015 at TBD

October 9, 2015 at 6pm to October 11, 2015 at 12pm
Tenderfoot badges, squire knots, bread on a stick, burnt marshmallows, setting things on fire...fun all around.  Come experience the patrol method, learn the Tenderfoot skills, and hang out with fellow Rovers.  We're also going to try an advanced track (meeting at the same location but outside of the BTC curriculum) working on some Practical Training Strip skills and whatever else anyone wishes to bring to the table.Registration is $30.  Please email 80thOvermountain@gmail.com to reserve your…See More
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Sep 15, 2015

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Are you a member of a current BPSA group? If so, which?
Retired from USCG. Avid backpacker. Stay-at-home parent. I am currently an assistant leader for both my daughter's GSUSA troop and my son's BSA troop. I am also a baseball assistant coach. Learning to kayak; recently took canoe trek in MS Boundary Waters.
Are you interested in starting a new BPSA group?
In process of transferring from Lone Scout to 503rd Spotted Owl.
Any previous scouting background?
Lifelong BSA Scouter. Eagle Scout. Sea Scout Skipper. BSA Committee Chair. Commissioner. Cubmaster. Assistant Scoutmaster. GSUSA Assistant Troop Leader. Numerous square knot awards. Wood Badge.

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