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Program Changes Highlights

posted May 6, 2015, 8:57 AM by Pack 164 DWC
There are some Scouting Program changes coming in 2015.  Here are some highlights.

Don't worry, most core ideas don't change, just the delivery and recognition aspects.  Quick links:

http://www.scouting.org/filestore/program_update/ppt/New_Program_Overview.ppt

Here are the brief highlights of the changes:

Oath-
    * Boy Scout and Cub Scout Oath are same

Recognition patches, pins, loops-
   * Belt Loops Remain
   * 6 required adventures (previously: requirements), 1 elective adventure per rank (Tiger, Wolf, Bear) = 7 Belt Loops
   * 5 required adventures, 2 elective adventures (Webelos) = 7 Pins
   * 4 required adventures, 3 elective adventures (Arrow of Light) = 7 Pins
   * no more beads or arrow point patches

New books, guides, Leader Meeting Plans
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