Re: Meaning of the word Webelos
Mon, 27 Sep 1993 02:22:40 EDT
Circa 1950 (thats five oh).... there was NO Webelos rank, it was the
Webelos tribe. The 'public' meaning was Wolf,Bear,Lion Scouts as the
rank progression, 'secretly' the meaning was We'll Be Loyal Scouts.
I believe I was in a trial council when I earned the Arrow of Light
after the 'LION' rank in the Webelos Tribe. But I WAS younger then 8-)
So both meanings have been around since the inception, however at a later
time the Lion rank was dropped, and the Webelos rank started....
I hate showing my age, the gray hair is bad enough..... 8-)
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City