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|name= Arrow of Light
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|image= ArrowOfLight.gif
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|caption= Arrow of Light badge
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|age_group = [[Webelos]] Scouts
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|created= 1971/1972
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:1. Be active in your Webelos den for at least six months since completing the fourth grade (or for at least six months since becoming 10 years old), and earn the [[Webelos|Webelos badge]].
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For Webelos Scouts who have earned the [[Webelos]] badge. It is worn on the left pocket flap of the blue [[Cub Scout Uniform]], or below the left pocket of the tan [[Scout Uniform]].
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:2. Show your knowledge of the requirements to become a Boy Scout by doing all of these:
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::* Repeat from memory and explain in your own words the Scout Oath or Promise and the 12 points of the Scout Law. Tell how you have practiced them in your everyday life.
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== Arrow of Light Requirements ==
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::* Give and explain the Scout motto, slogan, sign, salute, and handshake.
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1. Be active in your Webelos den for at least six months since completing the fourth grade (or for at least six months since becoming 10 years old), and earn the [[Webelos|Webelos badge]].
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::* Understand the significance of the First Class Scout badge. Know its parts and tell what each stands for.
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::* Tell how a Boy Scout uniform is different from a Webelos Scout uniform.
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2. Show your knowledge of the requirements to become a Boy Scout by doing all of these:
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::* Tie the joining knot (square knot).
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:* Repeat from memory and explain in your own words the Scout Oath or Promise and the 12 points of the Scout Law. Tell how you have practiced them in your everyday life.
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:3. Earn [[Webelos Activity Badges|five more activity badges]] in addition to the three you already earned for the Webelos badge. These must include:
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:* Give and explain the Scout motto, slogan, sign, salute, and handshake.
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::* [[Webelos_Fitness_Activity_Badge_Requirements|Fitness]] (already earned for the Webelos badge)
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:* Understand the significance of the First Class Scout badge. Know its parts and tell what each stands for.
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::* [[Webelos_Citizen_Activity_Badge_Requirements|Citizen]] (already earned for the Webelos badge)
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:* Tell how a Boy Scout uniform is different from a Webelos Scout uniform.
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::* [[Webelos_Readyman_Activity_Badge_Requirements|Readyman]]
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:* Tie the joining knot (square knot).
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::* [[Webelos_Outdoorsman_Activity_Badge_Requirements|Outdoorsman]]
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::* At least one from the [[Webelos_Activity_Badges#Activity_badges_in_the_Mental_Skills_group|Mental Skills Group]]
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3. Earn [[Webelos Activity Badges|five more activity badges]] in addition to the three you already earned for the Webelos badge. These must include:
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::* At least one from the [[Webelos_Activity_Badges#Activity_badges_in_the_Technology_group|Technology Group]]
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:* [[Webelos_Fitness_Activity_Badge_Requirements|Fitness]] (already earned for the Webelos badge)
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::* One more of your choice
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:* [[Webelos_Citizen_Activity_Badge_Requirements|Citizen]] (already earned for the Webelos badge)
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:See page 74 in the Webelos Handbook for [[Webelos Activity Badges|the activity badge groups]].
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:* [[Webelos_Readyman_Activity_Badge_Requirements|Readyman]]
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:4. With your Webelos den, visit at least
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:* [[Webelos_Outdoorsman_Activity_Badge_Requirements|Outdoorsman]]
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::* one Boy Scout troop meeting and
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:* At least one from the [[Webelos_Activity_Badges#Activity_badges_in_the_Mental_Skills_group|Mental Skills Group]]
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::* one Boy Scout-oriented outdoor activity.
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:* At least one from the [[Webelos_Activity_Badges#Activity_badges_in_the_Technology_group|Technology Group]]
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::(If you have already done this when you earned your Outdoorsman activity badge, you may not use the same outing to fulfill requirements for your Arrow of Light Award.)
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:* One more of your choice
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:5. Participate in a Webelos overnight campout or day hike.
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See page 74 in the Webelos Handbook for [[Webelos Activity Badges|the activity badge groups]].
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::(If you have already done this when you earned your Outdoorsman activity badge, you may not use the same outing to fulfill your Arrow of Light Award requirements.)
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:6. After you have completed all five of the above requirements, and after a talk with your Webelos den leader, arrange to visit, with your parent or guardian, a meeting of a Boy Scout troop you think you might like to join. Have a conference with the Scoutmaster.
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4. With your Webelos den, visit at least
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:7. Complete the Honesty Character Connection.
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:* one Boy Scout troop meeting and
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::a. '''Know:''' Say the Cub Scout Promise to your family. Discuss these questions with them: What is a promise? What does it mean to keep your word? What does it mean to be trustworthy? What does ''honesty'' mean?
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:* one Boy Scout-oriented outdoor activity.
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::b. '''Commit:''' Discuss these questions with your family. Why is a promise important? Why is it important for people to trust you when you give your word? When might it be difficult to be truthful? List examples.
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:(If you have already done this when you earned your Outdoorsman activity badge, you may not use the same outing to fulfill requirements for your Arrow of Light Award.)
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::c. '''Practice:''' Discuss with a family member why it is important to be trustworthy and honest. How can you do your best to be honest even when it is difficult?
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5. Participate in a Webelos overnight campout or day hike.
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:(If you have already done this when you earned your Outdoorsman activity badge, you may not use the same outing to fulfill your Arrow of Light Award requirements.)
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6. After you have completed all five of the above requirements, and after a talk with your Webelos den leader, arrange to visit, with your parent or guardian, a meeting of a Boy Scout troop you think you might like to join. Have a conference with the Scoutmaster.
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7. Complete the Honesty Character Connection.
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:a. '''Know:''' Say the Cub Scout Promise to your family. Discuss these questions with them: What is a promise? What does it mean to keep your word? What does it mean to be trustworthy? What does ''honesty'' mean?
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:b. '''Commit:''' Discuss these questions with your family. Why is a promise important? Why is it important for people to trust you when you give your word? When might it be difficult to be truthful? List examples.
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:c. '''Practice:''' Discuss with a family member why it is important to be trustworthy and honest. How can you do your best to be honest even when it is difficult?
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Revision as of 12:35, February 28, 2008

Cub Scout Arrow of Light

Arrow of Light badge
Target age group:Webelos Scouts
Created:1971/1972
Current status:
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For Webelos Scouts who have earned the Webelos badge. It is worn on the left pocket flap of the blue Cub Scout Uniform, or below the left pocket of the tan Scout Uniform.

Arrow of Light Requirements

1. Be active in your Webelos den for at least six months since completing the fourth grade (or for at least six months since becoming 10 years old), and earn the Webelos badge.

2. Show your knowledge of the requirements to become a Boy Scout by doing all of these:

  • Repeat from memory and explain in your own words the Scout Oath or Promise and the 12 points of the Scout Law. Tell how you have practiced them in your everyday life.
  • Give and explain the Scout motto, slogan, sign, salute, and handshake.
  • Understand the significance of the First Class Scout badge. Know its parts and tell what each stands for.
  • Tell how a Boy Scout uniform is different from a Webelos Scout uniform.
  • Tie the joining knot (square knot).

3. Earn five more activity badges in addition to the three you already earned for the Webelos badge. These must include:

See page 74 in the Webelos Handbook for the activity badge groups.

4. With your Webelos den, visit at least

  • one Boy Scout troop meeting and
  • one Boy Scout-oriented outdoor activity.
(If you have already done this when you earned your Outdoorsman activity badge, you may not use the same outing to fulfill requirements for your Arrow of Light Award.)

5. Participate in a Webelos overnight campout or day hike.

(If you have already done this when you earned your Outdoorsman activity badge, you may not use the same outing to fulfill your Arrow of Light Award requirements.)

6. After you have completed all five of the above requirements, and after a talk with your Webelos den leader, arrange to visit, with your parent or guardian, a meeting of a Boy Scout troop you think you might like to join. Have a conference with the Scoutmaster.

7. Complete the Honesty Character Connection.

a. Know: Say the Cub Scout Promise to your family. Discuss these questions with them: What is a promise? What does it mean to keep your word? What does it mean to be trustworthy? What does honesty mean?
b. Commit: Discuss these questions with your family. Why is a promise important? Why is it important for people to trust you when you give your word? When might it be difficult to be truthful? List examples.
c. Practice: Discuss with a family member why it is important to be trustworthy and honest. How can you do your best to be honest even when it is difficult?

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