One of the tenants of Scouting is a reverence to God and a respect for all religions. And for Scouting families who want to go the extra mile, the Cub Scout Religious Emblems program is there. Read on to learn how your Scout can earn emblems in your faith of choice!
Fellowship and Duty to God,
a Bear Required Adventure
The Bear Den Leader guide says, “To practice their duty to God, Bear Scouts will have opportunities in this adventure to be good neighbors, reaching out in fellowship to people in their communities. They will experience the universal principle, common to many religions that we should treat others the way we want to be treated.”
Read on to discover this adventure’s requirements and ways to complete them.
Complete the following requirements.
- Discuss with your parent, guardian, den leader, or other caring adult what it means to do your duty to God. Tell how you do your duty to God in your daily life.
- Complete at least one of the following:
A. Identify a person whose faith you admire, and discuss this person with your family.
B. With a family member, provide service to a place of worship or a spiritual community, school, or community organization that puts into practice your ideals of duty to God and strengthens your fellowship with others.
Complete at least one of the following:
A. Earn the religious emblem of your faith that is appropriate for your age, if you have not already done so.
B. Make a list of things you can do to practice your duty to God as you are taught in your home or place of worship or spiritual community. Select two of the items and practice them for two weeks.
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