By Darryl Alder
Sep 01, 2019

Scout Ambassador Toolchest: Why Should Churches Charter Units with BSA? (Part 5)

Scouting Rewards Religious Learning

Scouting has always had “duty to God” as a major tenet of its philosophy, which is presented both in the Scout Oath and the 12th point of the Scout Law; A Scout is reverent. And to encourage Scouts to grow stronger in their own faith, religious groups have developed religious emblems approved by the Boy Scouts of America for use in pack, troop, and crew programs.

<<Growing Leaders          |           Duty to God>>

Author: Darryl Alder is a retired career Scouter with more than 30 years of service. However, his pride in Scouting is his volunteer service as an Associate Advisor, Varsity Scout Coach, Scoutmaster, Cubmaster, Chartered Organization Representative, and Commissioner. He currently serves on the Utah National Parks Council Executive Board and is a Scouting Ambassador.

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