Re: Cub awards on Boy Scout uniform
James A. Sheckels (sheckej@EARTHLINK.NET)
Sun, 25 Aug 1996 19:43:22 -0700
The AoL is the highest ADVANCEMENT award in Cub Scouts.
The stars are an indication of SERVICE, not advancement, and are
specifically OK for cumulative wear in all phases of Scouting. Youth and
adults wear the proper number of years service on the appropriate color
background; adults have the option of wearing all cumulative years of
service on the blue background. (see Insignia Guide, #33064, pages 39-40).
The attendance bars are also a cumulative badge for service ACHIEVEMENT OK
for wear by Cub and Boy Scouts. Up to a ten year bar may be worn. (See
Insignia Guide, pages 13 and 23).
The religous awards are not Scouting awards nor insignia. The knot is one
of the few a youth member may wear on his uniform.
From Kim Moye:
>I have a question for the combined wisdom of this group. All literature
>that *I* have seen states that the Arrow of Light is the highest award in
>Cub Scouting and is the only Cub Scout Award that can be worn on the Boy
>Now for my question:
>I can see where religious knots may not be classified as "Cub Scout" awards
>since Scouting recognizes them, but they are earned in a different manner.
>But what about service stars? Are they not allowed to be worn on the
>Boy Scout shirt for Cub service?
>Attendance Bars...are they not carried over into Boy Scouts, or do the
>boys start all over.
YIS, Jim Sheckels - I used to be a Bobwhite...SE 308-7 '82/'72-WWW-B'Hood
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