3 Candles in a holder with the Arrow of Light symbol, 1 red, 1 white,
& 1 blue
LEADER: Have you noticed the strong bond between our flag and the Scout
Oath? Let me show you.
White candle in center)
of the colors on our flag is white. It's the symbol of purity and
perfection. It is the first point of our Scout Oath, our duty to God.
color red in our flag denotes sacrifice and courage, the qualities of
the founders of our country. Red is the symbol of the 2nd part of our
Scout Oath. Our Duty to other people requires courage to help anyone in
trouble and the self-sacrifice of putting others first.
is the color of Faith. It represents the faith of our founding fathers
and reminds us of the 3rd part of the Scout Oath. Our duty to ourselves
requires us to be true-blue strong in character and principle, and to
live a life with the importance of being good. The candles have now lit
the Arrow of Light. The indian sign of the sun over the Arrow dictates
that it's the Arrow of Light. The 7 rays of the Sun stand for the 7 days
of the week and remind us to Do Our Best Every Day, the arrow... means
to follow the straight path.
(Call boys and parents forward and present awards.)