The U.S. Scouting Service Project Presents:
Scout Honor Societies
Return to usscouts.org Home Page


Vi et Concilio

Vi et Consilio - Existed at Camp Meriwether for over 20 years in the Portland Area Council. The name came from the Meriwether Lewis crest and meant "by power and knowledge". The land was purchased by the Portland Area Council from the Chamberlain family. There was a patch as well as a pin. The patch was a felt cut out fir tree. The pin was a small copper bar with the words on it. An engraved list of the recipients of the award is on display in the Big Lodge at the camp.

Source: Phillip Misner, Webmaster, Camp Meriwether



Thanks to Michael Brown for the following info:

Looks like they are still using this as an award at camp Meriwether.

http://www.meriwether.org/meri.html

"Vi Et Consilio Award. This award is our way of showing adults and Scouts every program that Camp Meriwether has to offer. The Vi Et Consilio Award may be earned by any Scout or leader new to Meriwether, regardless of their age. Scouts earning this award are recognized Saturday. There is a collector's pin available also. Meriwether is the only place you can earn this award."





Material found on this page is the work of David L. Eby and used USSSP, Inc. by permission. This material may not be reproduced without the express permission of David L. Eby




clear.gif - 813 Bytes

Materials found at the U. S. Scouting Service Project, Inc. Website 1997-2002 may be reproduced and used locally by Scouting volunteers for training purposes consistent with the programs of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) or other Scouting and Guiding Organizations. No material found here may be used or reproduced for electronic redistribution or for commercial or other non-Scouting purposes without the express permission of the U. S. Scouting Service Project, Inc. (USSSP) or other copyright holders. USSSP is not affiliated with BSA and does not speak on behalf of BSA. Opinions expressed on these web pages are those of the web authors.

The U.S. Scouting Service Project is maintained by the Project Team. Please use our Suggestion Form to contact us. All holdings subject to this Disclaimer. The USSSP is Proud to be hosted by Data393.com.


Visit Our Trading Post