YOU HAVE NOW COMPLETED YOUR JOURNEY
By Rick Clements
PEOPLE REQUIRED: 1 ) Cubmaster, 2)
Asst. Cubmaster (Asst. CM), 3) Den Leader and Asst. Den Leader (DL/ADL)
PROPS: 1 ) One 3 foot length of rope
for each Cub Scout, 2) Arrow of Light Awards (with tape affixed to the
card the badge is on)
ARRANGEMENT: (The Cubmaster, Asst.
CM, Den Leader and Asst. Den Leader are in front for the presentation of
ASST. CM: Will the following Cub
Scouts and their parents please join their Den Leaders and me? (List
names of scouts receiving the Arrow of Light.)
ASST. CM: Our Cub Scouts are guided
to Cub Scouting's highest rank by the Arrow of Light. The seven rays of
the Arrow of Light represent wisdom, courage, self-control, justice,
faith, hope, and love. (The Den Leader/Asst. Den Leader leads each scout
one by one with his parents to the Cubmaster.)
DUADL: (scout's name) has earned his
Arrow of Light.
(Cubmaster & Asst. CM welcome
each boy with a Cub Scout handshake.)
CUBMASTER: The Arrow of Light is
important. It's the only Cub Scout badge that can be worn on the Boy
Scout uniform. But, more important than the badge itself is what you
have learned, the work you have done to help others and the fun you have
had earning it.
(Hand the card, to which an Arrow of
Light is taped, to the parent.)
CUBMASTER: Please place the Arrow of
Light on your son's uniform.
(After all parents are done)
CUBMASTER: The parents may now be
ASST. CM: (name), can you tell me a
memorable event or activity you participated in as a Cub Scout, or do
you have some advice for the younger scouts?
(After each boy replies, tie his rope
to the rope of the boy before him.
The first boy will tie his rope to
the last boy's rope to make a circle. The Arrow of Light Webelos should
be standing on the outside of it.)
CUBMASTER: This circle represents the
circle of brotherhood, which is Scouting. Will the first year Webelos
please come to join us now?
year Webelos, please stand on the inside of the circle holding onto the
Congratulations! Second year Webelos, you have now completed your
journey in our Pack. As you continue on your journey toward Boy
Scouting, strive to serve as the shining example that your Arrow of
Light represents. You may now return to your dens.
year Webelos, when the second year Webelos cross over to Boy Scouts, you
will then be the oldest boys in our Pack. You will be the youth leaders
of our Pack. May you serve our Pack well in that rank. Good luck to you!
Arrow Of Light