CEREMONIES FOR UNIT LEADERS
Recognition Ceremony for Adult
Yankee Clipper Council
Personnel: Cubmaster or Committee
Equipment: "Thank You
"Certificates/small token gifts
Speaker: Tonight we would like to recognize
some adults who have given their time and effort so that our boy's
program could be stronger.
(Introduce those to be recognized and
describe their contribution).
I would like to read a poem that tells of service to
He hasn't much in worldly goods,
is richer than you know,
For he's chosen to be a
And his spirits are all aglow!
He's just a Scouter, nothing more,
he molds the lives of boys.
He teaches them how to do
And he shares their many joys.
They work on badges, go on hikes,
share campfires in the night.
They practice skills and
And learn to do things right.
He watches them grow from boys to
And it makes it all worth while,
When they turn
to he and say "Gee Thanks"
And their face wears
a golden smile.
Packet of Seeds - a packet of seeds glued to
a plaque. Inscribe "Thanks for helping the pack
Roll of Tape - Glue to a plaque or just present
a large roll of masking or duct tape. For the person who has stuck
with it no matter what.
Eraser figures - Look for the 'top
banana', lifeboat for a lifesaver, create the recognition based on
the figure found. Display on a plaque or use any creative
Helping Hand Award - Use a backscratcher with a hand
shape. Do a salt-dough hand. Make a handprint with finger paint or
tempera paints. Outline a scout's hand. For anyone who helps
Leader Recognition at
Baltimore Area Council
Here is a very "special" thank you card
given to a den leader who was "retiring" because of a new
baby. An actual candy bar was pasted onto the poster board where you
see the word bolded in the letter below. We were surprised to find
out there were so many barieties of candy and chocolate bars.
Perhaps you can add some of your own or adapt this to fit those you
You are very
SPECIAL and a real LIFESAVER. I went to
5th AVENUE to LOOK for 100
GRAND but it slipped through my BUTTERFINGER. You've been
the best den leader BAR NONE. You really SKOR big with
me. I know it's been a ROCKY ROAD because we have been
NERDS. But you have given all of us RASCALS many
CHUCKLES and taught us a lot of GOOD STUFF. Now that
you are CAREFREE you can go to the SYMPHONY or visit
MARS. I'm sending MOUNDS of love and a MOUNTAIN
of good luck. I know you and you BIG HUNK will have ALMOND
JOY with you new CHICKLETS. I hope you remember me NOW
AND LATER. Don't MUNCH on too much of this candy or you
will get CHUNKY.
With HUGS and