May 2004 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue
Volume 10, Issue 10
June 2004 Theme
Theme: Cub Rock
The United States Heritage Award
Buckeye Council, BSA
United States Heritage Award was designed by Scouts and adults to give
recognition for learning about the heritage of the United States of America,
and showing patriotism. By earning this award, youth can cultivate an
appreciation for the wonderful heritage of the United States of America.
silver medal and patch can be awarded to each youth that successfully
completes the requirements for the award. The request form must be completed
to purchase the medals and patches. All requirements may be done with a
unit, group, or individually.
earn the United States Heritage Award a youth must:
when the Declaration of Independence was signed.
the first verse of the national anthem “The Star Spangled Banner”.
Pledge of Allegiance. Explain what it means.
about the United States Flag.
colors does the United States flag have?
stars are on the blue rectangle (canton)? What do the stars symbolize?
stripes are on the flag? What colors are the stripes? What do the stripes
you show respect for the United States flag?
list of the thirteen original states of the United States of America.
the President of the United States of America?
America. Do one of the following:
short story or poem about one of the following topics:
Why America Is Special To Me,
What It Means To Be Free,
If I Were President…
picture of a famous person in American History and tell what they did.
service that benefits a neighborhood or community.
information go to –
Department of Defense Outstanding
Volunteer Service Medal
Buckeye Council, BSA
OVSM is an honor awarded to members of the armed forces who perform
outstanding volunteer community service of a sustained, direct and
consequential nature subsequent to 31 December 1992. This is considered a
Boy Scout Community Organization Award, so recipients may wear the community
service knot above on their BSA uniform, plus the medal or service ribbon is
awarded for their military uniform.
To be eligible, an individual’s service
Be to a civilian
community, to include the military family community
in nature and produce tangible results
favorably on the Military and Department of Defense
Be of a
sustained and direct nature
There is no specific time period, service
should merit the special recognition afforded by this medal.
Here is an award I did not know
about. I am sure most all of us have active duty personnel helping our
units and councils. Lets see what we can do for them. I wish I had known
about this a few months ago. Our District Commissioner just retired after
20 plus years of active duty. It sure would have been great to see him
For more information on this award or
what other organizational awards are eligible fo rrecognition with a Boy
Scout Community Service Award go to
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contributor to Baloo.
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