Religious and Community Life Bronze Award
2006 requirements from the TRUST Handbook
To complete the Religious and Community Life Bronze Award, do nine of the following. (Activities or projects that are more available in your area may be substituted with your Advisor’s approval for activities described below.)
- 1. Receive a religious emblem appropriate for your age and religious affiliation.
- 2. Serve as a volunteer with a community organization for at least three months. Keep a journal of your experiences and how they affect your thoughts on community. After the three months, share your experiences and how you feel about your service and what it means to be a part of your community with others.
- 3. Serve as a volunteer in your place of worship for at least three months. Keep a journal of your experiences and how they affect your religious beliefs. After the three months, share your experiences and how you feel about your service and your religious beliefs with others.
- 4. Participate in a discussion about cultural diversity with your crew, religious youth group, or other appropriate group. Make a presentation or tabletop display using the information you learned in the discussion, or invite someone from a different cultural background from yours and the majority of your crew's members to give a presentation on a subject of his or her choosing.
- 5. Plan and lead a service project such as helping to build a Habitat for Humanity house, participating in a community cleanup project, or taking on a fix-up project for a nursing home or daycare facility.
- 6. Go on a religious retreat or religious trek lasting at least two days.
- 7. Produce or be a cast member in some type of entertainment production with a religious or ethical theme, such as a play, a puppet show, or concert for a group such as a children's group, retirement home, homeless shelter, or Cub Scout or Boy Scout group.
- 8. Serve as a president, leader, or officer of the youth group at your school or religious institution.
- 9. Complete a Standard First Aid or higher course or its equivalent.
- 10. Lead or be on the staff of an Ethics Forum for your crew, your youth group, or your school class. Participate in at least two Ethical Controversies activities as a participant. Be a facilitator for at least two Ethical Controversies activities for your crew, another crew, your school class, a Boy Scout troop, or another group.
- 11. Serve as a teacher or an assistant to a teacher for a children's class at your religious institution or an educational institution (public school, daycare, or nursery) for at least two months.
- 12. Meet with your religious leader to explore his/her duties, the preparation necessary to assume those duties, and what he/she believes is the most important element of the position.
Source: 2006 TRUST Handbook, Venturing Religious and Community Life Award (33154)
Help with these requirements
- Venturing Bronze Award
- Venturing Bronze Award on the BSA scouting.org site.