Webelos Faith In Action

Webelos Adventure Requirements: Faith in Action

This is a preview of one of the new Cub Scout requirements which will go into effect in the 2015-2016 program year. See the BSA Program Updates page for complete information.

Faith In Action  is one of the Webelos CORE Adventure Requirements.  For this adventure, Webelos either earn the religious emblem of their faith or plan and take part in an interfaith service . This type of service used to be called a Scouts’ Own service.

Note that this is different than the Arrow of Light Faith in Action adventure.

The requirement for this adventure are shown below. Upon completion of this adventure, Webelos will receive a pin.

Requirements for the Faith in Action Webelos Adventure

  Do requirement 1 or requirement 2. If you choose requirement 2, complete 2a plus two more from 2b–2d.
  1. Earn the religious emblem of your faith for Webelos Scouts.
  2. Do the following:
    1. Help plan and participate in an interfaith worship service with your den leader. Show reverence during the service.
    2. Review with your family or den members what you have learned about faith.
    3. Discuss with your family or den members how planning and participating in an interfaith worship service helps you live your duty to God.
    4. List one faith practice that you will work on for one month. Write down what you will do each day to remind you to work on that faith practice.
Get a printable checkoff list of these requirements for use with your den.

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One Response to Webelos Adventure Requirements: Faith in Action

  1. Stephen June 21, 2014 at 8:57 PM #

    Not my favorite of the new adventures, it’s very weak. That being said, I’ve seen a lot of Webelos dens completely ignore requirement 8 because it’s tricky to navigate.

    I accept that Duty to God must be defined by the family, but this adventure should should include a service element. Regardless of whether service to fellow human beings is a requirement of your faith, nearly all faiths recognize the importance of service.

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