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Instant Recognition Patch/Progress Towards Ranks Patch - Diamond shaped patch to which a plastic thong and beads are attached for instant recognition of achievements. Each time a boy completes 3 achievements he will receive one bead. Wolf earns yellow and Bear earns red beads, awarded in the den.
National BSA - Headquarters for the Boy Scouts of America, located in Irving, Texas, where the Cub Scout program is developed and literature is developed and printed.
National Summertime Pack Award - An award earned by the pack for conducting a summer program.
Outdoor Code - A pledge for proper outdoor conduct which should be followed by all Cub Scouts and leaders.
Outdoor Program - The total scope of outdoor programs offered by the Boy Scouts of America, including unit outings, camporees, Cub Scout day camps, long-term Scout camps, council and national jamborees.
Pack - The unit that conducts Cub Scouting for the chartered organization. Usually consists of 2 or more dens and conducts monthly meetings.
Pack Committee - A committee of concerned parents and leaders, approved by the chartered organization, to administer the affairs of the pack.
Pack Meeting - Monthly meeting of Cub Scouts, adult leaders, committee members and parents, where Cub Scouts and adults receive recognition for their advancement in rank or service to Scouting. Skits, songs and other entertainment should be performed by dens.
Patches/Badges - Worn on the uniform to designate rank or training awards. Refer to the Wolf, Bear, or Webelos books, den leader book, or Insignia Control Guide for specific placement information.
Pinewood Derby - A pack activity that involves making and racing model cars on a tract.
Pow Wow - All-day learning experience for Cub Scout leaders covering a wide variety of subjects with some hands-on experiences.
Program Helps - An annual publication of the BSA to help den and pack leaders plan their meetings by using monthly themes.
Quality Unit Award - Recognition given each charter year to units that commit to and meet six of eight national standards (three are required) pertaining to leadership training, service, advancement, camping and membership growth.
Region - One of four large geographical administrative units of the BSA. The Indian Nations Council is part of the Southern Region.
Registration - The payment of an annual registration fee. This is one of the requirements for membership of the BSA.
Religious Awards - An award present by individual faiths to Cub and Boy Scouts for completion of a set of requirements within their respective faiths. Adults amy also receive a religious award for service to youth within their own faith.
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