U. S. Scouting Service Project at http://usscouts.org

arrowoflight.gif (2730 bytes)

1998 Webelos Badge
and
Arrow of Light Badge
Requirements Changes

The following Requirements were revised in the
1998 edition of the Webelos Scout Book.

(New wording is shown in bold underlined type.
Deletions are shown struck through in red italics, like this text.


Webelos Badge

The wording of Requirements 1, 4, 5, 7, and 8 were revised, but the basic requirements did not change.

The note at the end of Requirement 2 was changed to read as follows:

(Active means having good attendance, paying den dues, working on den projects)

The following notes were added to requirement 8:

* If you earned your faith's religious emblem when you were a Wolf or Bear Cub Scout, you must do two of the other religious requirements listed under (b).   Webelos Emblems are listed on pages 434-435.

Completion of requirement (b) does not qualify a youth to receive the religious emblem of his faith.


Compass Points Badge and pins

There were minor wording changes only.


Arrow of Light Badge

The following was added to Requirement 2:

Tie the joining knot (square knot)

The wording of Requirement 3 was changed, but the basic requirements did not change.

Requirement 6 was changed as follows:

After you have completed all five of the above requirements, and after a talk with your Webelos den leader, arrange to visit, with your parent or guardian, a meeting of a Boy Scout troop you think you might like to join. Talk to Have a conference with the Scoutmaster. Then get an "Application to Become a Boy Scout," fill it out and have your parent or guardian sign it. Show it to your Webelos leader and talk about your interest in becoming a Boy Scout. Complete and turn in a "Join Boy Scouting" application to the Scoutmaster during the conference.

Note: My interpretation of the last sentence of Requirement 6 is that it does NOT say "Join a Boy Scout Troop", it says "complete and turn in" an application.  See the discussion on the Arrow of Light requirements page for further information.


Page updated on: May 02, 2013

clear.gif
Materials found at the U. S. Scouting Service Project, Inc. Website 1997-2007 may be reproduced and used locally by Scouting volunteers for training purposes consistent with the programs of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) [Links to BSA Sites] or other Scouting and Guiding Organizations. No material found here may be used or reproduced for electronic redistribution or commercial or other non-Scouting purposes without the express permission of the U. S. Scouting Service Project, Inc. (USSSP) or other copyright holders. USSSP is not affiliated with BSA and does not speak on behalf of BSA. Opinions expressed on these web pages are those of the web authors.

The U.S. Scouting Service Project is maintained by the Project Team. Look at our Web Stats. Please use one of our Contact Forms to communicate with us. All holdings subject to this Disclaimer. The USSSP is Proud to be hosted by Data393.com.

 

 
SUPPORT
THIS
WEBSITE

Support the US Scouting Service Project Websites with your donation. With your help we can continue to serve the Scouting Community.
The US Scouting Service Project, Inc. is a Not-for Profit Corporation chartered in the State of Missouri. The IRS has not recognized the USSSP as a 501(c)(3) organization, so donations may not be tax deductible.

To donate, click on the icon below.

Visit Our Trading Post