detailed information concerning the requirements of the God and Me,
God and Family, God and Church, and God and Life religious
emblems, look under the heading "Protestant" in Part 2 of this book.
FOR UNIT RECOGNITION:
Presbyterian Unit Award of Excellence: The
purpose of the Presbyterian Unit Award of Excellence is to recognize
outstanding Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops, Varsity Scout Teams, and Explorer
Posts and Ships chartered to Presbyterian congregations and associated
organizations that have met criteria established by the National Association of
Presbyterian Scouters. The criteria for the award are that within the past
twelve months (since the last charter renewal the unit shall have accomplished
Earned the Quality Unit Award of the Boy Scouts of America.
Thirty percent (30%) or more of the registered and eligible youth members of the
unit were enrolled in or completed the appropriate Religious Growth Program for
their age level and religious affiliation.
The Pastor serves as the Religious Growth Counselor for the God and Me, God and
Family, and God & Country programs or appoints another qualified person to serve
in that capacity.
The unit participated in the local Presbyterian congregation's Scout Sunday
observance, preferably with all youth members and leaders in uniform; plus one
The unit provides regular worship opportunities when away from the home and
congregation on Sundays for camping trips and other outings and provided the
appropriate religious setting for banquets, ceremonies, and other unit events.
The chartered organization representative and unit leader or committee chairman
of the unit shall be active members of a Presbyterian congregation.
Performed a service project of several hours duration and of significant
contribution to the church.
Have designated a Chaplain and/or a Chaplains Aid for service to the unit.
National Association of Presbyterian Scouters Membership
Louis, Missouri 63123
Exploring Division, Youth Group Exploring: A Program of Youth Ministry Under
the Presbyterian Auspices for Local Congregations in Liaison with National
Association of Presbyterian Scouters (NAPS), No. 23-867 (1992).
National Association of Presbyterian Scouters (Brochure) (1991).
National Association of Presbyterian Scouters, The Presbyterian Unit Award of
Presbyterian Counselor Supplement (for the God and Church emblem)
Additional resources may be found under the heading "Protestant" in Part
2 of this book.
WRITE FOR MORE INFORMATION
National Association of Presbyterian Scouters
Russ Fury, Chairman
911 Minnesota Avenue
Oceanside, California 92054
P.O. Box 6900
St. Louis, Missouri 63123
These numbers are in the following order: Student, Counselor, and
Mentor. These numbers are for the new Religious Emblem Guides,
replacing previous materials. Scouts and Counselors may continue to use
older resource materials until supplies are exhausted. Note: There is a
special Presbyterian Counselor Supplement to the material for the God
and Church emblem.
For more information on the Presbyterian Unit Award of Excellence
write to: National Association of Presbyterian Scouters, Unit Award
Committee, P.O. Box 112087, Carrollton, Texas 75011-2087.
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