Cubmaster: (The lights are turned off; the room is dark.)
Light of Akela, shine for me. (Turn on a flashlight with red cellophane covering
the lens.) Lead me to the honored one and his elders.” (With the flashlight, escort
the boy and his parents to the front.) (While the lights are off, 4 other Webelos
Scouts come to the front.)
Cubmaster: Akela, send your helpers to light ___Name’s____ way.
(Each Webelos, in turn, turns on his flashlight and says his part, leaving the light
on until the house lights come on.)
Webelos #1: ___Name___, tonight you will receive the highest honor in Cub
Scouting, the Arrow of Light. Listen so that it may guide you along scouting’s
Webelos #2: The shaft of the arrow is straight and narrow, just as the path you
Webelos #3: The tip points the way you should go, to the right, a symbol that
nothing should be left undone.
Webelos #4: The seven rays of the sun stand for each day of the week. To
remind you that each day is a new day, a day to do your best.
Cubmaster: ___Name___, we ask you to remember these things and let the
Arrow of Light light your path always. Do you promise to do this? (Have the boy
say, “Yes.”) Akela, return our light. (House lights come on. Have mother and/or
father present award to boy; have boy present parent’s pin.)