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Arrow of Light {Hezekiah}

The Arrow of Light is the highest honor earned in Cub Scouting 

A few weeks ago Hezekiah earned his Arrow of Light. The Arrow of Light is the highest honor you can earn in Cub Scouting. Hezekiah is our first son to work his way all the way through Cub Scouts from Tiger to Webelos (we began scouting in 2007 when Judah was a  Webelos and Enoch a Wolf). 

The Arrow of Light is the highest honor earned in Cub Scouting The Arrow of Light is the highest honor earned in Cub ScoutingHezekiah was able to add his name to this plaque and join his brothers Ezra, Boaz, Judah and Enoch as Arrow of Light recipient.

The Arrow of Light is the highest honor earned in Cub Scouting

The Arrow of Light is the highest honor earned in Cub ScoutingThe Arrow of Light ceremony is a very special and reverent time for the boys…

The Arrow of Light is the highest honor earned in Cub Scouting

Except when they’re busy goofing off…

The Arrow of Light is the highest honor earned in Cub Scouting

Per our family tradition, Hezekiah received a new knife along with his ceremonial  arrow. The Arrow of Light is the highest honor earned in Cub Scouting

All seven of our older boys have participated in scouting. Judah came straight from school for the ceremony, so wasn’t in uniform. Mordecai chose not to wear his that night.

The Arrow of Light is the highest honor earned in Cub Scouting The Arrow of Light is the highest honor earned in Cub Scouting

And, of course, we always enthusiastically support each other. Even that means dragging a giant blanket along and hiding in it during the ceremony.

The Arrow of Light is the highest honor earned in Cub Scouting

For those who stayed the course, sugar was available at the end.

The Arrow of Light is the highest honor earned in Cub Scouting

The Arrow of Light is the highest honor earned in Cub Scouting The Arrow of Light is the highest honor earned in Cub Scouting The Arrow of Light is the highest honor earned in Cub Scouting

 It is so much fun to see the boys grow and learn. Less than two years and Apollo will be a Cub Scout and we’ll start all over again…

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