A Wolf den leader asks a question about how to fulfill the Footsteps of Faith requirement. What do you do when the Cubmaster is opposed to the location you want to visit?
Wolf Adventure: Duty to God Footsteps
Duty to God Footsteps is one of the Wolf CORE Adventure Requirements. For this adventure, Wolves visit a religious monument and create a display about their trip. They also explore other aspects of faith.
Printable helps for requirements:
This prayer is attributed to Lord Baden-Powell himself. B-P clearly believed that faith was an important component of his Scouting program. So while Scouting is not specific to any particular faith, there is a spiritual aspect to it. This prayer, based on the Scout Law, would be appropriate for most groups of Scouts.
Two Cub Scout leaders ask about how to complete the faith related requirements with Cub Scouts who are raised in agnostic homes.
A Scout is Reverent. This prayer incorporates the twelve points of the Scout Law.
This favorite Cub Scout grace is a song. The tune is the theme of the Addams Family show. (Hence the name.)
Native American lore is an important part of the Scouts BSA and Cub Scout programs. This prayer is attributed to Chief Sealth (for whom Seattle is named).
Duty to God is an important part of Scouting, so don’t forget to say grace at Scouting events. This is a non-denominational grace which would be appropriate at any meal.
Today I’d like to share a prayer with you which reflects a message of peace.
Here’s a grace which is sung to the tune of Auld Lang Syne. This makes a really wonderful Thanksgiving grace. Or it would be a good addition to a Scout’s Own prayer service.
A reader asks ” We have kids of different faiths and some atheists in our pack. Do you have a good list of non-religious questions for the duty to God requirements?”