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Religious Awards

To encourage members to grow stronger in their faith, religious groups have developed 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. 
Once earned, the award is generally presented by the church or religious group but may also be recognized by the Scout unit at an event such as a Court of Honor or Troop meeting or Pack meeting. This award may be earned as a youth, or presented to an adult that is nominated.

For each faith, a specific set of requirements is published and is established by the religious faith and not by BSA.

For details about these awards, download the BSA document "Duty to God.pdf" attached to the bottom of this page (see below)

(Also attached below is an FAQ specific to the Archdiocese of Hartford Catholic awards for Scouts)
Pack39 Pack39,
Oct 17, 2013, 7:41 PM