House Report No. 130. Sixty-Fourth Congress


CONGRESSIONAL REPORT IN SUPPORT OF ACT TO INCORPORATE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

House Report No. 130. Sixty-Fourth Congress

First Session

February 7, 1916. –Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Gard, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitting the following report (to accompany H. R. 735).

The Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 735) to incorporate the Boy Scouts of America and to project its insignia, having carefully considered the same, beg leave to submit the following report with the recommendation that the bill do pass.

The Boy Scout movement is not one seeking to promote a juvenile military system, but is intended to supplement and enlarge established modern educational facilities in activities in the great and healthful out of doors where may be the netter developed physical strength and endurance, self-reliance, and the powers of initiative and resourcefulness, all for the purpose of establishing through the boys of to-day the very highest type if American citizenship.

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Sing-a-long lyrics added to On My Honor as a Scout march


This is an improved version of the Golden Age of Scouting classic marching song, “On My Honor as a Scout” performed by the Mitchell Boys Choir in the 1954 Hollywood spectacular, “Jamboree.”

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Cub Scout Graduation in the Improved Scouting Program


A friend’s youngest boy decided to join a traditional troop in our community and the new cubmaster needed ideas for an appropriately traditional graduation ceremony.

In my boy scouting library is a 1973 printing of “Staging Pack and Den Ceremonies.” Here is a scan of the chapter on graduations.

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Music! “On My Honor as a Scout” from “JAMBOREE”


Here’s a beautiful song available again for the first time in decades.

“On My Honor as a Scout”(click to see a video published on YouTube) is the Main Title for the Hollywood documentary made of the 1953 Boy Scout Jamboree at Irvine Ranch, California. It was so close to Hollywood they got all the stars and bigshots to attend like Jimmy Stewart, Bob Hope, Jane Powell and President Ike Eisenhower (via film)!

Here’s the industry’s AFI Film Catalog page.

AND HERE’S THE SHEET MUSIC FOR PIANO AND VOICE:

The Den Chief’s Warrant


Recognize and honor your Den Chiefs with a beautiful presentation plaque!

Here’s a beautiful recreation of the traditional boy scout Den Chief’s Warrant. I spent a good amount of time tracking down the original font used in the 1950s and am sure you’ll be delighted with the resulting presentation. The signature is of the current BSA Inc CEO but you can abolish it with a graphic editor if desired.

This Warrant is for cub scout and Webelos den chiefs.  The Den Chief cords are blue and gold except for Webelos Den Chiefs who wear red, yellow and green cords matching the Webelos colors.

I mounted copies of the Warrant on high grade thin plywood, similar to the process used by National Supply in years gone by. It makes a great presentation and your Chiefs will be proud to hang it on the wall when they get home!

Beautiful reconstruction of the 1950’s era Den Chief’s Warrant. Note the authentic typefaces.

Traditional boy scout law


Suitable for framing, here’s a certificate sized boy scout law with the traditional explication of the twelve points. Old time scouts will recognize the border frame from BSA National Council awards and certificates. Typographers will appreciate the old style typefaces used.

Traditional Scout Law 1911-1972

American Heritage Girls Responds to BSA’s Co-Ed Program Acceptance


CINCINNATI,  Feb. 1, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ — The Issue: Boy Scouts of America-now coined Scouts BSA- officially announced its decision to welcome both boys and girls into its program on Feb. 1, 2019. While co-ed troops are not part of this change, the once boys-exclusive organization will now allow girls to participate in the Boy Scouts curriculum.

Amid this announcement, American Heritage Girls would like to reiterate its belief in the benefits of a Christ-centered, girl-focused, outdoor-adventure program that is specifically tailored to the needs of a girl. Founded over two decades ago by Executive Director and Founder, Patti Garibay, AHG remains committed to celebrating a girl’s journey of discovery of who she is and whose she is in Christ today and in the future. AHG believes that allowing girls to grow physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually with other girls is key to building women of integrity.


Learn more about AHG and the benefits of a Christ-centered, outdoor adventure and girl-focused program through a conversation with AHG Executive Director and Founder, Patti Garibay.

When: Patti is available for interviews. Please contact AHG Media Relations Specialist Megan Rose to make arrangements.

SCOUT’S HONOR Part 4: A Scout is Helpful


This is Part 4 of a Series on the subversion of the Scout Oath and Law.

“A Scout is Helpful” – a phrase by phrase comparison

BSA Scout Law, 1911-1972 BSA Scout Law, 1972 to present
A SCOUT is HELPFUL. 3. HELPFUL.
A SCOUT is HELPFUL. He must be prepared at any time to save life, help injured persons, and share the home duties. He must do at least one good turn to somebody every day. 3. HELPFUL. A Scout is concerned about other people. He does things willingly for others without pay or reward.
He must be prepared at any time to save life, A Scout is concerned about other people.
help injured persons,
and share the home duties.
He must do at least one good turn to somebody every day. He does things willingly for others without pay or reward.