Webelos 1 and AOL

 




Welcome to Webelos 


Webelos are Fourth Graders or 9-10 Years old
Webelos AOL (Arrow of Light) Scouts are Fifth Graders or 10-11 years old

Den Leaders:     Christopher Warren and Eric James

Our Goals  Webelos collectively is a program for 4th and 5th grade boys to prepare to join a Boy Scout Troop while learning outdoor skills and participating in different adventrues. A well-run group of Webelos is a gradual change from being an 'adult-run' den to being a 'boy-run' patrol ready to fit right into an adventurous scouting troop.

Summary:  The Webelos program has two major milestones - the Webelos rank badge to be earned at the 4th grade level and the Arrow of Light to be earned at the 5th grade. The final part of Webelos is bridging over into a Boy Scout troop selected individually by the scout. 


The Webelos Trail
The Webelos has several required adventures:
  • Cast Iron Chef
  • Duty to God and You
  • First Responder
  • Stronger Faster Higher
  • Webelos Walkabout
Then they begin their pursuit of the coveted Arrow of Light.




The Webelos Uniform

Required:
  • Shirt (Long or Short Sleeve) Blue shirts until they've earned their Webelos rank and then they can wear tan
  • Belt
  • Neckerchief
  • Slide
  • Colors
The blue uniform will be used 4th through 5th grade - so size it appropriately.  Once they earn their Webelos rank and have the option to buy tan, it will be with them for a few years in Boy Scouts, so again, buy appropriately sized garments.


Optional:
  • Pants or Shorts
  • Belt
  • socks

The Uniform Code:

Your son should/will be encouraged to wear his uniform appropriately.  The shirt should always be tucked in and orderly. He should understand the importance of representing the entire Boy Scout Organization while in uniform.   

Time to Sew?

The image to the right will help with the placement of emblems and patches.

Patches You'll Need to Buy:
  • Council Patch
  • World Crest Emblem (above left pocket)
  • Den Number OR Patrol Emblem (not both)
Patches you DON'T need to buy
  • Pack Numbers** (see Below)
  • Flag (comes with the shirt)
To get an idea of pricing, or to order items online, visit http://www.scoutstuff.org.  This is the official online scout shop.  They should have the same prices as our local scout shop. 





Arrow of Light Trail
AOL has several required adventures:
  • Building a Better World
  • Camper
  • Duty to God in Action
  • Scouting Adventure

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