we recently had this conversation at the district level. could not find anywhere where it says that the scoutmaster/father or a parent could be an observer in the advancement guidelines. I know that this is common practice but can somebody point me at the correct citation for this.
FrankJ wrote:The Advancement Committee Policy & Procedures Handbook specifically says parents / relatives are not to be present in any capacity for BORs & EBORS.
FrankJ wrote:Scared me for moment. I had to search to find it. Item 9 of life to eagle PG 32 in the 2009 version of the advancement committee handbook. It specifically says no parents.
Somehow I feel the legal beagles will successfuly defend that the position of parent trumps anything...
so regardless of what any of the documentation states in print, if the parents wants to be there, we cannot deny them under the open door policy.
lifescoutforlife wrote:How do people like this ever become a part of scouting
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