On the cool evening of November 26, 2012, the 18th Belize Burrell Boom Scout Group held an Investiture Ceremony for eight new Cub Scout who made their Cub Scout Promise and were welcomed into the Worldwide Brotherhood of Scouting.
Cub Scouts in Horse Shoe Formation
Cub Scouts are involved in a program that helps them to grow with others, develop responsibility, and increase their skills in hobbies and handicrafts while taking part in activities with a group of peers between the ages of 7 to 11 years and at the same time having fun.
Jordan Mohammed Ali saying the opening prayer
The ceremony started with everyone present singing the National Anthem of Belize. After the anthem as a good Cub Scout Jordon Mohammed Ali then said the opening prayer followed by Kaled Castellanos who did the Welcome Address, welcoming all Cub, leaders, parents and invited guest to their special ceremony.
Kaled Castellanos delivering the Welcome Address
The Cubs Scouts then did a couple of their yell and calls to entertain the parents and invited guess.
They then formed a horse shoe formation and marched up in front in pairs, placed their left hand on the Cub Scout flag, did the Scout sign and made their Cub Scout Promise in front of the gathering. The Cub Scout Leader Mrs. Juanita Bailey then welcomed each member into the worldwide brotherhood of Scouting while the parents placed the group scarf on their children.
The Cub Promise is: “I promise to do my best, to love God and my country, and to keep the Pack Law”.
Cub Scouts making the Cub Scout promise
The Cub Scout program, Promise and Law contributes to the development of Cub Scouts to be self-reliant, religious, loyal, obedient, respectful, friendly and truthful and to love and care for nature.
Cub Scout Danielle Mohammed Ali closed off the ceremony with the vote of thanks followed by refreshments.
The Cub Scouts who were invested are:
Travel Babb Kevin Myers
Anthony Casanova Monique Flowers
Jordon Mohammed Ali Ty Bailey
Kaled Castellanos Danielle Mohammed Ali
Proud parent placing Group scarf
The Cub Scout Leader for the 18th Belize Burrell Boom Cub Scout Pack is Juanita Bailey
(photos courtesy of 18th Belize Burrell Boom Scout Group)