Re: Broken Arrow Ceremony
Robert Gerhard (ZonieCat@AOL.COM)
Tue, 18 Feb 1997 11:02:00 -0500
In a message dated 97-02-15 15:04:52 EST, you write:
>>Could some of you describe how and when you'd use the Cub Scout Broken
>>Arrow ceremony? >>
> As far as I know there is no Cub Scout ceremony where any arrow is
> 'broken'. The coming together ceremony for Arrow of Light does not
> require that the arrow first be 'broken' ceremonially.
I think the poster was referring to a Webelos cross-over ceremony where an
arrow is held above the Cub's head. The CM says that if the Cub's Scouting
spirit is strong, the arrow will break. One half goes to the Cub, the other
to the parent, to be reunited when he earns Eagle.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City