We sent invitations to those close to us and those that have helped Christian along the way, because it is impossible to be a lone ranger Eagle Scout.
|Phoebe and Benjamin and their friends helped decorate the fellowship hall.|
The ceremony consists of several things including lighting the red, white and blue candles, calling out other Eagle Scouts, and reciting the Scout Law. Our troop uses twelve landscaping timbers to build a self supporting bridge – each timber represents a different point of the Scout Law.
|Josiah reciting one of the 12 points of the Scout Law|
|Gabriel reciting one of the 12 points of the Scout Law|
|Christian taking his oath|
|Christian, Carl and I after he has received his rank|
|Christian receiving words of encouragement from the Master of Ceremonies|
|Goofing off – these boys are some of Christian’s best friends|
|Phoebe made this cake for Christian – all by herself since I was
frantically looking through boxes for cub scout stuff.