Citizen Activity Badge
Primary Faith in God Program related requirement: Serving Others #8
|Do all of these (1-8):||Ideas/Helps:|
1. With your parent, guardian, or Webelos den leader,
complete the Citizenship Character Connection:
Citizen Super Bowl (Completes most of the requirements)
|2. Know the names of the President and Vice-President of the United States. Know the names of the Governor of your state and the head of your local government.||Kingsport local government|
3. Describe the flag of the United States and give a short history of it. With another Webelos Scout helping you, show how to hoist and lower the flag, how to hang it horizontally and vertically on a wall, and how to fold it. Tell how to retire a worn or tattered flag properly.
|4. Explain why you should respect your country's flag. Tell some of the special days we fly it. Tell when to salute the flag and show how to do it.||Flag code|
|5. Repeat the Pledge of Allegiance from memory. Explain its meaning in your own words.||History|
|6. Tell how our National Anthem was written.|
|7. Explain the rights and duties of a citizen of the United States. Explain what a citizen should do to save our natural resources.|
|8. As a Webelos Scout, earn the Cub Scout
Academics belt loop for Citizenship.
At a Webelos den meeting, talk about the service project Good
Turn that you did.
Idea for the poster (belt loop req.) - cut of pictures of boys being good citizens from old Boys Life or other magazines. Hide the pictures. Do a scavenger hunt. Have the boys glue their favorite pictures on a poster board.
|And do two of these:|
|9. Tell about two things you can do that will help law enforcement agencies.|
|10. With your Webelos den or your family, visit a community leader. Learn about the duties of the job or office and tell what you have learned.|
|11. Write a short story of not less than 50 words about a former U.S. president or some other great American. Give a report on this to your Webelos den.|
|12. Tell about another boy you think is a good citizen. Tell what he does that makes you think he is a good citizen.|
|13. List the names of three people you think are good citizens . (They can be from any country.) Tell why you chose each of them.|
|14. Tell why we have laws. Tell why you think it is important to obey the law. Tell about three laws you obeyed this week.|
|15. Tell why we have government. Explain some ways your family helps pay for government.||Taxes|
|16. List four ways in which your country helps or works with other nations.||United Nations|
|17. Name three organizations, not churches or other religious organizations, in your area that help people. Tell something about what one of these organizations does.|