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Duty to God

A Scout is Reverent - Duty to God

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.


Scout Sunday

The Boy Scouts of America designates the Sunday that falls before February 8 (Scouting Anniversary Day) as Scout Sunday, which is the primary date to recognize the contributions of young people and adults to Scouting.  Observing Scout Sunday falls under the Scout Law A Scout is Reverent and the Scout Oath Duty to God.


Religious Emblem Awards

The Boy Scout movement encourages scouts to grow stronger in their faith.  Religious emblem awards are available for scouts and scouters of various faith traditions.  If you are interested in working on an award, please contact the Troop Chaplain Aide and Chaplain.

Troop Chaplain and Chaplain Aide


Philmont Grace

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For life, for opportunity,

For friendship and fellowship,

We thank thee, O Lord. 

Also known as the “Wilderness Grace.” The original version, the “Worth Ranch Grace,” was written in 1929 by Jerry Fulkerson, Camp Director at Worth Ranch Scout Camp, Palo Pinto County, Texas.  This prayer was adopted as the “Philmont Grace”.

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