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Religious Emblems Programs

A Scout is reverent. He is reverent toward God. He is faithful in his religious duties and respects the convictions of others in matters of custom and religion.

To encourage members to grow stronger in their faith, religious groups have developed the following religious emblems programs. The Boy Scouts of America has approved of these programs and allows the emblems to be worn on the official uniform. The various religious groups administer the programs. Check with your local council service center or contact the religious organization directly to obtain the curriculum booklets.


For more information about Religious Emblems Programs


Becoming a Unit Religious Emblems Coordinator:

The responsibilities of the Unit Religious Emblems Coordinator are to:

1. Serve as a member of the unit committee.

2. Acquaint all youth with the religious emblems programs and the emblems available from their faith group.

3. Provide Scout families and clergy with an orientation to the religious emblems program and encourage their involvement.

4. Urge all youth in the unit to earn the religious emblem(s) of their faith.

5. Disseminate information to the unit's Scouts and Scouters about any district or council religious emblems activities, retreats, camps, etc.

6. Promote religious emblems usage like BSA promotes other youth advancement.

7. Coordinate the establishment of goals and track the number of religious emblems completed every year.

8. Serve as the unit's liaison to the District Religious Emblems Coordinator.

For more information, visit P.R.A.Y.'s resource page: Link

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