Pack 386

Pack 386

Colleyville, TX

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Uniform Insignia & Patches

Below you will find a comprehensive list of the patches along with photos and descriptions of each (as available).  Have no fear, however, as there is a local resource to save you, and your sewing machine, from having to attach all these bad boys to the uniform and/or brag vest.  (Insert Ping’s information here).  She can be reached by phone at 817-555-5555.   

 world crest  World Crest
This patch is worn by all Scouts and Leaders to signify membership of our program in the World Scouting Movement. This patch shows our brotherhood with millions of Scouts around the world.  This patch is worn centered above the left pocket in the middle between the top of the pocket and the shoulder seam. 
 US Flag emblem US Flag Emblem 
This patch is one that you shouldn’t have to sew on! Most uniforms come with the flag already attached to the right sleeve. Some previously used uniforms may have it taken off but additional ones can be purchased at the Scout Store.  The Boy Scouts of America emblem over the right pocket is also attached to uniforms when purchased.
  den strips Den Number Strip
This patch indicates the number assigned to the Den for which a Scout is a member. All Scouts and Den Leaders wear this emblem as part of the uniform.
 scorpion patrol Patrol Emblem
Webelos Scouts (and Leaders) whose Den has chosen to use a Patrol Emblem for identification would wear the Patrol Emblem instead. There are numerous emblems available.
These emblems are worn on the right sleeve directly below the American Flag.
 LHC Longhorn Council Shoulder Patch
This patch is worn by all Scouts and Leaders to indicate the Council that represents their Pack. Each Council develops their own design although the shape and position on the uniform are the same. Our Council is the Daniel Webster Council.
This patch is worn on the left sleeve just below the shoulder seam.
 Pack numerals Pack 386 Numerals
This patch is worn by all Scouts and Leaders to signify membership in Pack 317.  A single “386″ patch is available through our Pack or it is made up of three individual numeral patches that are sewn on next to one another. 
Unit numbers are worn on the left sleeve just below the council patch.
 veteran bar Veteran Unit Bar
AN embroidered bar worn by boys and adult leaders in packs that have been chartered twenty-five years. Worn directly below council patch, above and touching the pack numeral on the left sleeve.
Our pack has the veteran unit bar incrporated into a single patch with the pack numerals.
  Denner / Assistant Denner Shoulder Cord
A Denner wears a gold double-strand shoulder cord on the left shoulder with cord suspended under arm. An Assistant Denner wears a gold single-strand shoulder cord on the same shoulder.
The cords are worn only during term of office and removed when the term is completed.

Rank Badges & Awards earned as Cubs

 bobcat Bobcat Badge
The first badge earned no matter what age the Cub is when he starts.
It is worn on the left pocket.
  Tiger Cub Belt Totem
A boy receives totem beads as he completes each part:         

  • He earns a white bead for each required ‘family activity’ part he completes.
  • He earns an orange bead for each required ‘den activity’ part he completes.
  • He earns a black bead for each required ‘Go See It’ part he completes.

These beads go on the first three strands of the Tiger Cub belt totem. (The fourth strand is for Tiger Track beads which signify completed electives.)
It is worn on the right shirt pocket.

 Tiger badge Tiger Cub Badge
The Tiger Cub badge is for boys who have completed all 15 parts of the five achievements, that is, five family activities, five den activities, and five Go See It outings.
It is worn on the left pocket in the bottom position of the diamond.
 Progress toward rank Progress Towards Ranks
As a Wolf, when he completes any three achievements, his den leader can present the Progress Toward Ranks patch to him. It’s a diamond with a  plastic thong attached and a yellow bead attached to one end. Each time the boy completes three achievements he will receive another yellow bead. After he gets his fourth yellow bead, he will receive his Wolf badge at a pack meeting.
As a Bear, red beads are presented for each three Bear achievements earned. After he gets his fourth red bead, he will receive his Bear badge at a pack meeting. Cub Scouts may continue to wear this emblem after ranks are earned until they become Webelos Scouts.
It is worn on the right shirt pocket.
 Wolf Wolf Badge
Is earned by boys who have completed first grade, or who are eight years old and have completed the 12 Wolf achievements.
It is worn on the left pocket.
Bear  Bear Badge
Can be earned by boys who have completed second grade, or who are nine years old.  To earn the Bear badge, a boy must complete 12 of the 24 specified achievements listed below. He can select the ones he wants to do from four different groups: God, Country, Family, and Self.
It is worn on the left pocket.
 Elective Arrows Gold and Silver Arrow Points
A Wolf or Bear Cub Scout can pick any requirement he likes from the electives and do it. When he has completed ten elective requirements, he has earned his first Arrow Point – a gold one. Only one gold arrow point may be earned during the Wolf year, and one during the Bear year. It is worn 3/4″ below and centered under the current rank badge (Wolf and Bear) as shown above.
After earning a Gold Arrow Point, a Cub may complete ten more requirements to earn a Silver Arrow Point. Under his Wolf or Bear badge, he may wear as many Silver Arrow Points as he earns. They are worn in rows of two below, centered, and touching the Gold Arrow Point or previously earned Silver Arrow Points for each rank.
 Webelos Colors Webelos Colors
The Webelos Colors are worn on the right sleeve immediately below the US Flag
 WEB Act badges Webelos Activity Badges
Webelos activity badges are sorted into five discipline-related groups. They are the Community Group, the Mental Skills Group, the Outdoor Group, the Physical Skills Group, and the Technology Group.
Activity Badges are displayed on the Webelos Colors.
 WEB Webelos Badge
Is for boys who have completed third grade, or who are ten years old. The Webelos rank is the first step in a boy’s transition towards a Boy Scout troop. 
It is worn centered on the left pocket.
 Compass Compass Point Emblem and Compass Points
After you have earned the Webelos badge, you can earn the compass points emblem. It is awarded after you earn seven activity badges: four more in addition to the three you earned for the Webelos badge. Wear your compass points emblem attached to the button on the right pocket of your Webelos uniform shirt.
After you earn the compass points emblem, you’ll receive a metal compass point for each four additional activity badges you earn. Pin these compass points on the emblem in the “E,” “W,” or “S” positions, in any order you choose.
 AOL Arrow of Light
After a boy has completed the fourth grade and earned the Webelos badge, the next step on the Webelos trail to becoming a Boy Scout is earning the Arrow of Light Award. This is the highest award a Cub Scout can earn, and is the only Cub Scout badge that can be worn on the Boy Scout Uniform.
It is worn centered below left pocket.

Awards Earned Outside of Rank

 BSA Family BSA Family Award
Work with the entire family on communication areas, outings, traditions, religion and scouting activities, while doing a Good Turn as a family.
  Crime Prevention Award
The Boy Scouts of America’s Crime Prevention Program assists neighborhoods and communities in their efforts to prevent crime by emphasizing youth, family, and community.
  Good Turn for America
An award to encourage and record good turn projects done in our communities. As scouts participate in a Good Turn with the pack or their den, they earn the Good Turn Patch.
  Interpreter Strip
Youth and adult members may wear this strip if they show their knowledge of a foreign language or the sign language for the hearing impaired.
 LNT Leave No Trace
Leave No Trace is a plan that helps people to be more concerned about their environment and to help them protect it for future generations.
Leave No Trace applies in a backyard or local park (frontcountry) as much as it does in the wilderness (backcountry).
The emblem is worn as temporary patch, centered on right pocket.
 OAA Outdoor Activity Award
Boys may earn the award in each of the program years as long as the requirements are completed each year. The first time the award is earned, the boy will receive the pocket flap award. Each successive time the award is earned, a wolf track pin may be added to the flap.
It is worn on the right pocket flap.
   Recruiter Award
Cub Scouts who recruit a new Scout may be awarded and wear the  Recruiter Strip/
It is worn below the right pocket.
  Universal Youth Religious Emblem
This knot may be worn by any Scout or Scouter that completed a religious emblem program as a youth member.
All Scouts and Scouters who received a religious emblem in their youth may wear the universal youth religious emblem square knot centered above the left uniform pocket flap, if it is the only knot.
  Whittling Chip Whittling Chip
The objective of this award is to make scouts aware that “a Cub Scout knife is an important tool. You can do many things with its blades. The cutting blade is the one you will use most of the time. With it you can make shavings and chips and carve all kinds of things.”
The scout must sign and carry the Whittling Chip card whenever he has his pocketknife.
 World Conservation World Conservation Badge
The Cub Scout version of the badge consists of a giant panda on violet Scout trefoil, violet trim, gold background  The two-inch embroidered emblem is worn as temporary patch, centered on right pocket. This award can be earned only once while you are a Cub Scout.

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