Flag Ceremony Script

Presentation of the Colors

Cubmaster:(Boy’s Name) of (Rank) Den (Number), please come forward to lead us in the presentation of the colors.(Scout leaves his Den and approaches the Cubmaster. Scout salutes and Cubmaster returns salute)
Cubmaster:(Rank) Den (Number) prepare to present the Colors.
Scout:Will the audience please rise for the presentation of the colors.
Color Guard advance.
(Color Guards advance the flags. American flag should be held a little higher than the State and Pack flags. American flag crosses first followed by the State and Pack flags.  The American flag ends up on the audience’s left (meeting presenter’s right). As American flag approaches, the scout says:)Cub Scout Salute.(After the American flag passes, scout says:)Will the audience please join me in the Pledge of Allegiance.
All:(Recite the Pledge of Allegiance)
Scout:Two.(Everyone drops their salute. When the Color Guard is in position at flag standards, scout says:)
Post the colors.(Color Guards place poles in standard)
Will the audience please join me in the Scout Oath.(Cub Scout Sign)

All:
On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country,
And to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong,
mentally awake, and morally straight.

Scout:Will the audience please join me in the Scout Law.(Cub Scout Sign)
All:A Scout is:      Trustworthy,     Loyal,                         Helpful,             Friendly,                         Courteous,        Kind,                         Obedient,          Cheerful,                         Thrifty,              Brave,                         Clean      and     Reverent.

Scout:Color Guards return to posts. The audience may be seated.(Color Guards return to their seats. Scout turns to Cubmaster and salutes. Cubmaster returns the salute and dismisses the Scout. Scout returns to his seat)


Retiring the Colors

Cubmaster:(Boy’s Name), please come forward and lead us in retiring the colors.(Scout leaves his Den and approaches the Cubmaster. Scout salutes and Cubmaster returns salute)
Scout:Will the audience please rise for the retiring of the colors.
Color Guard, prepare to retire the colors.(Color Guards approach their respective flags and grasp the poles. Scout says:)
Retire the colors. Cub Scout salute.
(Colorguards take the colors and walk straight to the back of the auditorium. They do not cross! American flag first. When the flags are in the rear of the audience, Scout says:)
Two.(Salute is dropped. Scout turns to Cubmaster and salutes. Cubmaster returns the salute and dismisses the Scout. Scout returns to his seat. Cubmaster ends the meeting)
Cubmaster:Dismissed.