The requirements for these awards are usually detailed and clear. This list of requirements gives them direction and helps them set goals towards earning whatever it is they are trying to earn. Leader awards can do those same things for leaders — give direction and help us set goals. Our end result is not really that little square knot patch but the better leader we become in the process. When you look at a boy who has earned a lot of awards you know he has been in scouting a while.
When properly carried out, Cub Scouting is a fun, home-centered activity program. Parental involvement and help is a key to success in this program see Scouting Handbook, 4. The Church does not sponsor Scouting for boys younger than 8 see Handbook 2, Boys advance on their birthdays. No Scout-sponsored overnight camping should be planned for boys under age 11 see Scouting Handbook, 4.
Young people read the Bible, learn about Jesus, engage in meaningful discussions with mentors, and participate in service projects for their churches and communities. Programs of Religious Activities with Youth P. Our national board of directors includes representatives from Protestant and Independent Christian Churches and the national youth agencies. Have fun earning a P. Get into the Word.
Complete training, tenure, and performance requirements, and submit the application to your district training chair for approval. A unit may nominate its leader who has completed the training, tenure 8 months , and performance requirements, and is still the unit leader. Submit the completed nomination, including necessary reference letters, to the council for approval. This award is presented by a district to adult Scouters who have shown exemplary service.