|Parvuli Dei is the Religious Emblem earned
by 3rd through 5th grade Cub Scouts. Booklets are
available by contacting the Religious Emblems Coordinator.
A Registered Bear or Webelo of Catholic faith Completed second grade.
The purpose of the Parvuli Dei emblem is to help young boys explore a
wide range of activities in order to discover the presence of God in
their daily lives as members of their families and parishes, and also to
develop a good, positive self-image through the contributions they can
make to the group or community.
To help the Scout of his age develop an awareness of God's love for each
one of His special, unique created beings. To help the Scout become
aware and understand his identity as an important member of his family,
his community, and as a member of the Family of God. To continue to
develop an awareness as members of the parish and the Body of Christ. To
aid the Scout in his awareness of the responsibilities that grow out of
God's love for us.
Each Cub must have his own Activity Book. The book is designed for the
Cub and his parent or guardian to work together. The Cub will be
required to make a banner as part of the requirements.
When the Cub completes all steps, he presents the book to his parish
priest or the priest's representative. The Cub and parent or guardian
meet with the priest to review the book. After the priest or
representative signs the book, it is sent to the diocesan chaplain for
The emblem, knot, and card are presented at a diocesan or parish
Actively work on the activities with his parents or guardians. Keep the
Religious Emblems Counselor informed of his progress.
Actively work on the activities with their son. He may need your help
with Bible readings and getting information. Keep the Religious Emblems
Counselor informed of the Cub's progress.
Suggested Time Requirements
Thirty to ninety days. The goal of earning a religious emblem is to help
the Cub develop a personal relationship with Jesus, so it is suggested
that steps be spread over several weeks. This will help the Cub
understand that this is a long-term commitment, not a one-time project.
Step 1 - God and His Creation Step 2 - God Our Father, His Son Jesus
Christ, and I Step 3 - Jesus, Our Church, and I Step 4 - Jesus, His
People, and I Step 5 - Children of God, Other Cub Scouts, and I