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Bobcat Induction Ceremony #1

Equipment: Bobcat investiture board with candles.

Personnel: Cubmaster, Bobcat candidate, Parents.

Cubmaster:  The top three candles on our ceremony board represent the Cub Scout Promise. This is a promise which binds all Cub Scouts together in a common goal. It is through this promise that we are guided and directed.

I light the white candle which stands for "I promise to do my best". This is not always easy to do. Cub Scouts should do the best they possibly can.  They do their duty to God, which means they accept their religious responsibilities, and thy do their duty to their country, which means they are good citizens.

I light the red candle which stands for the second part of the promise "To help other people". Helping others not only makes them happy, but it makes the Cub Scout happy too. You help other people by doing a good turn each day.

I light the blue candle which stands for loyalty and obedience. The third part of the promise "Obey the Law of the Pack" means that you will follow Akela, who is any respected leader such as your Cub Scout leaders, your parents, your teachers, your minister. You will be loyal to our pack and help make it the best pack in the country. You give good will, which means that your attitude of helpfulness and friendship can benefit other people as well as yourself.

Together these three candles represent the Cub Scout Promise. (point to white candle) I promise to do my best to do my duty to God and my country, (point to red candle) to help other people, (point to blue candle) and to obey the Law of the Pack.

In the center of the board are three white candles representing the Law of the Pack. (light the first candle) The Cub Scout follows Akela. (light the second candle) The Cub Scout helps the Pack go; the Pack helps the Cub Scout grow. (light the third candle) The Cub Scout gives good will.

So, briefly, the Law of the Pack means that a Cub Scout follows, helps and gives.

These same three white candles represent the Cub Scout's loyalty to God, Home and Country....when you give the Cub Scout salute, three of your fingers are hidden (show salute) and those three fingers stand for God, Home and Country. Please give the Cub Scout salute (they do) and remember the hidden meaning.

(Presents Bobcat pins to parents, who pin them on their sons. Handshakes and congratulations all around. Bobcats and parents return to seats. Cubmaster continues with other awards.)

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