Scouts-L Mail Archive for February of 1999: Awarding Cub ranks
Awarding Cub ranks
Wed, 24 Feb 1999 15:14:10 -0600
After all the parent is supposed to sign off on theirs sons progress
& in essence they awarded their son with the rank, you (the pack)
just recorded it & acquired the award from the council. So it's only
natural for the parent to pin on the award that they granted to their son.
The way we did it, was to award by dens. The Cubmaster or Awards
Chairman would call up the Den leader & then call the boys & parents
up. (if there was a den chief he escorted the family up front) The Den
Leader would hand the award to the parent & the pin to the Cub. Again
it's the Den Leader & the Parents that sign off the requirements. The
Cubmaster runs the ceremony & congratulates the Cub on behalf of
This should never be used to shame any parents, It merely shows that
his achievement is a family accomplishment.