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Vocabulary list 44 words, definitions, and pictures related to Boy Scouting. Good for new Boy Scouts, Webelos, or even for a parent orientation.
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A Scout tells the truth. He is honest, and he keeps his promises. People can depend on him. Trustworthy.
A Scout is true to his family, friends, Scout leaders, school, and nation. Loyal.
A Scout cares about other people. He willingly volunteers to help others without expecting payment or reward. Helpful.
A Scout is a friend to all. He is a brother to other Scouts. He offers his friendship to people of all races and nations. Friendly
A Scout is polite to everyone, regardless of age or position. He knows that good manners make it easier for people to get along. Courteous
A Scout knows there is strength in being gentle. He treats others as he wants to be treated. Kind.
Scout follows the rules of his family, school, and troop. He obeys the laws of his community and country. Obedient.
A Scout looks for the bright side of life. He cheerfully does tasks that come his way. He tries to make others happy. Cheerful
A Scout works to pay his way and to help others. He saves for the future. He protects and conserves natural resources. He carefully uses time and property. Thrifty.
A Scout can face danger although he is afraid. He has the courage to stand for what he thinks is right even if others laugh at him or threaten him. Brave.
A Scout keeps his body and mind fit. He chooses the company of those who live by high standards. He helps keep his home and community clean. Clean.
A Scout is reverent towards God. He is faithful in his religious duties. He respects the beliefs of others. Reverent.
The Scout handshake is made with the hand nearest the heart - the left hand - and is offered as a token of friendship.
Cover the nail of your little finger on your right hand with your thumb. Raise your arm at a 90 degree angle. This is the Scout Sign
This knot is also called the joining knot and is the first knot Boy Scouts learn. It is a square knot.
Senior Patrol Leader:
The Senior Patrol Leader is elected by the scouts to represent them as the top youth leader in the troop
The Patrol Leader is elected by the patrol and leads the patrol.
The Chaplain Aide works with the Troop Chaplain and the Religious Emblem Coordinator to meet the religious needs of the Scouts in the troop and to promote religious emblems programs.
The Den Chief works with the Cub Scouts, Webelos Scouts, and den leaders in the Cub Scout pack.
The Instructor teaches scout skills.
The Troop Guide introduces new scouts to troop operations and helps them feel comfortable in the troop.
OA Troop Representative:
An Order of the Arrow Troop Representative is a youth liaison serving between the local OA lodge or chapter and his troop. In his troop, he serves as a communication and programmatic link to the Arrowman and adult leaders and Scouts who are not presently members of the Order. He does this in a fashion that strengthens the mission of the lodge and purpose of the Order. By setting a good example, he enhances the image of the Order as a service arm to his troop.
The Quartermaster keeps track of troop equipment and sees that it is in good working order.
The Scribe records the minutes of the Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC) and works with the Troop Committee Secretary and Advancement Chair
The Bugler plays the bugle at troop ceremonies
The Historian records troop activities
Leave No Trace Trainer:
The Leave No Trace Trainer ensures that Leave No Trace principles are followed on all troop outings and activities
The Librarian takes care of troop literature.
The Webmaster posts information about troop outings, service projects, and other events to the troop website.
First Class Scout Badge - Compass:
The three point design on the top of the First Class Scout badge is like the north point on the compass sailors used long ago. These three points, like the three fingers in the Scout sign, stand for the three parts of the Scout Oath.
First Class Scout Badge - Stars:
The two stars on the right and left on the First Class Scout badge symbolize Scouitng's ideals of truth and knowledge. Stars guide us by night and remind us of the Scout's outdoor life.
First Class Scout Badge - Scroll:
The scoll on the First Class Scout badge with the Scout motto is turned up at the ends to suggest a Scout's smile as he does his duty.
When a Scout meets the joining requirements, he receives a Scout badge. It has a brown fleur-de-lis on it. The Scout badge is not a rank.
Tenderfoot is the first rank a Boy Scout earns. The badge shows a gold fleur-de-lis with an eagle on it. It does NOT have a scroll.
Second Class is the second rank a Boy Scout earns. It comes after Tenderfoot. The Second Class badge shows only a scroll with the words "Be Prepared".
First Class is the third rank a Boy Scout earns. It comes after Second Class. The badge has both the gold fleur-de-lis and eagle which are shown on the Tenderfoot badge and the scroll with the words "Be Prepared" which are on the Second Class badge.
Star is the fourth rank a Boy Scout earns. It comes after First Class. The badge has a star on it.
Life is the fifth rank a Boy Scout earns. It comes after Star. The Life badge has a heart on it.
Eagle is the highest rank a Boy Scout can earn. It comes after Life. The badge is red, white, and blue with a silver eagle in the middle
After a Scout reaches the rank of Eagle, he can continue to be recognized for his leadership and achievements by earning Eagle palms. These are small palm shaped pins.
Assistant Senior Patrol Leader:
The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader is the second highest-ranking youth leader in the troop. He is appointed by the Senior Patrol Leader with the approval of the Scoutmaster. The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader acts as the Senior Patrol Leader in the absence of the Senior Patrol Leader or when called upon. He also provides direction to other youth leaders in the Troop.
Junior Assistant Scoutmaster:
The Junior Assistant Scoutmaster serves in the capacity of an Assistant Scoutmaster except where legal age and maturity are required. He must be at least 16 years old and not yet 18 and be an Eagle Scout. He is appointed by the Scoutmaster because of his demonstrated leadership ability.
First Class Scout Badge - Eagle:
The eagle on the First Class Scout badge with the shield is the national emblem of the United States of America. It stands for freedom and readiness to defend that freedom
First Class Scout Badge - Knot:
The knot at the bottom of the First Class Scout badge reminds you that as a Boy Scout , you promise to do a Good Turn for someone every day.