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Boy Scout Oath & Law Candle or Torch Ceremony By Rick Seymour




Importance of Good Scout Ceremonies 


Troop-Centered Ceremonies


The Ingredients of a Good Scout Ceremony 


A Few Suggestions 


Themes for Ceremonies 


Wearing the Scout Hat

Troop Meeting Ceremonies

bullet Troop Meeting Opening Ceremonies 
bulletBoy Scout Law Ceremonies 
bullet Flag Ceremonies 
bullet Troop Flag Ceremonies 
bullet A Brief Patriotic Opening 
bullet The Scoutmaster's Minute 
bullet Announcements before Closing Ceremony 
bullet Several Closing Ceremonies 
bullet A Patriotic Closing Ceremony 
bullet A Singing Ceremony 
bullet A Snappy Closing Ceremony 

Installation Ceremonies

bulletProgram for Installation of a Troop
bulletA Simple Troop Installation Ceremony
bulletPatrol Leader's Promise & Creed A Swearing-In Installation or Induction Ceremony Based on a Patrol Leader's Specific Duties. 


Note: The Following Ceremonies Welcome A New Boy Scout Into His Troop.  At the Time That They Were Written, This Occurred When He Became A Tenderfoot, The Equivalent of What We Now Call The "Rank" of "Scout".
bullet"Triangle" Investiture Ceremony
bullet"Circle" Investiture Ceremony
bullet"Compass" Investiture Ceremony


bulletTroop Recognition of Scouts Passing to Rank of 2nd and 1st Class

Boy Scout Ceremonies in Sign Language:

             Boy Scout Troop Meeting
             Scout Oath in Sign
             Ceremonial Initiation
             Opening Council Fire
             Indian Boy Scout Blessing
             Sign in Camp
             Traditional Requirements






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Introduction ] Troop Meetings ] Investiture Ceremonies ] Court of Honor Ceremony ] New Troop Ceremony ] Higher Ranks Cermony ] Rover Ceremonies ] Otter Ceremonies ] Tenderpad Investiture ]

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